the ywca of contra costa / sacramento offers programs to support women and girls, families and communities
Our childcare programs help children develop physically, socially and mentally. Children learn how to get along with others and develop communication skills. We have programs for children from two to eight years old.
♦ PARENTING CLASSES
We help parents have a positive impact on their children’s development, self-esteem and behavior. Classes address everything from bedwetting to making sure a child’s homework gets done.
♦ MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS
We help families and individuals cope with the stresses and strains of everyday life. Specializing in attachment issues and post-traumatic disorders.
♦ HIV MENTAL HEALTH THERAPY
In partnership with Contra Costa County, people diagnosed with HIV can receive free mental health therapy for themselves and their families, providing they qualify through Contra Costa County.
♦ EMPOWERING WOMEN
The YWCA has always been in the business of helping women and girls develop their skills, abilities and self-esteem.
♦ ELIMINATING RACISM
At the YWCA of Contra Costa/Sacramento, we believe that all people are created equal, but we recognize that all people are not always treated equally.
♦ RESIDENTIAL HOUSING PROGRAM
Our residential housing program provides long-term transitional living to people who are eligible. Each resident has convenient access to public transportation, grocery and drug stores. Mental health counseling, workshops and group support are also available to our residents.
♦ PROGRAM RENTAL SPACE
The Sacramento YWCA building has rental space available for meetings, meals, performances, worship, yoga and dancing with priority given to other non-profit organizations