YWCA Cambridge is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.


YWCA Cambridge is a cornerstone for providing safe, affordable accommodations for women and families and an advocate for human rights.

We have 103 units of single-room occupancy (SRO) housing for individuals who identify as women in our Tanner Residence. We also have a 10-room shelter for homeless families, the YWCA is the city’s largest residential housing provider for women.

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Eliminating Racism | Empowering Women

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Youth Leadership
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Racial & Social Justice Advocacy
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Housing & Supportive Services
Health & Wellness