Northcentral PA


The YWCA Northcentral PA is a member of a nationally recognized movement with a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.

Our programs are designed to meet the needs of survivors and their children whose lives are affected by violence. All services are confidential, free of charge, and can be accessed by calling our 24/7 crisis hotline at (800) 326-8483.

Explore the various ways you can engage in the work of the YWCA Northcentral PA. No matter how you choose to support the YWCA, your contribution can make a real difference in the lives of women and families who benefit from their programs and services.

The YWCA Northcentral PA's Prevention & Awareness Education team is dedicated to providing comprehensive training, workshops, and violence prevention education throughout our community.

The YWCA Northcentral PA provides several ways to shop for fantastic items while also contributing to the YWCA's lifesaving programs through Purchasing with Purpose. Every purchase made with Purpose directly supports the YWCA's work.

Proudly serving
our community

impacted by violence were served by Wise Options in the last year. Of that, 213 were under the age of 18.
seeking relief from a PFA (Protection from Abuse Order) in Lycoming County were screened by YWCA Legal Advocates.
were provided supportive services and case management as they worked to rebuild their lives.

* Statistics are for Financial Year 2022-2023

Recent News


We’re hiring – join our team!

September 27, 2023

JOIN OUR TEAM!!! We are seeking entry-level advocates to work alongside our team as we serve women, men, and children escaping violence, overcoming sexual assault, and other violent crimes. If you have a compassionate heart, a strong desire to help others, and are a team player … we want YOU!Click here to see our postings…

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Over the Edge is BACK for the 6th year in Williamsport!

August 27, 2023

The River Valley Regional YMCA, Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation and YWCA Northcentral PA are bringing back this unique event that stands above the rest! Over the Edge challenges participants to raise a minimum of $1,000 for one of these nonprofits – or all three – for an opportunity to rappel 9 stories down…

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Women of Excellence

Nominations for the 15th Annual YWCA Women of Excellence Awards are now open!

July 23, 2023

Nominations for this year’s 15th Annual Women of Excellence event are now OPEN and will be accepted through September 1st, 2023. We look forward to celebrating all nominees at our Awards Ceremony on November 2nd. The evening will include speakers, awards, testimonials, & more! Women of Excellence

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