What We Do
Established 162 years ago in 1857, YWCA Northeast Kansas is a unique and vital community resource in the greater Topeka community committed to eliminating racism and empowering women. Not only does YWCA Northeast Kansas provide crucial services to women, children, and families – we are widely recognized as a thought leader on the issues of racial justice and the advancement of women.
We provide transformative services in the areas of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and human trafficking; early childhood education, youth services, healthy lifestyles, and leadership and inclusion initiatives.
Our Youth Services department provides affordable, high quality childcare in our Early Learning Center, Kids Quest, and FEATS programs.
YWCA Center for Safety and Empowerment provides free and confidential services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking.
Standing for Social and Racial Justice
YWCA Northeast Kansas has been at the forefront of the most pressing social movements for more than 130 years. Join Us.
Cultivating Community Leaders
YWCA Northeast Kansas offers courses to empower women leaders at all stages of their career.