The YWCA vision is a community where all girls and women are safe, supported and empowered.

Their mission is to: 

  • To educate the community about particular issues affecting girls and women.
  • To create opportunities for girls and women to learn, achieve and participate.
  • To ensure our work is grounded in the real life issues affecting girls and women.
  • To advance social change through public engagement, and use our voice to call for social justice.


  • Launch Project
  • Immigrant Women’s Leadership & Employment Mentorship Project
  • Young Women’s Leadership Program
  • Power of Being You
  • The Collective
  • 2SLGBTQIA+ Newcomers Project

Career Development Practitioners:

Deanne Howlett: Program Manager (

Nadia Dunman: Work Transitions Coordinator (

Jennifer Snow: Launch Program Coordinator (

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Mailing Address:

34 Harvey Road, Suite 326
St. John’s, NL
A1C 2G1

Telephone: (709) 726-9922

Fax: (709) 726-4144