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COVID-19: YWCA Westmoreland County Update

UPDATE AS OF 05/14/2020 3 PM:

Dear YWCA Membership and Community Members,

The YWCA Westmoreland County main headquarters will open to the public Friday, May 15, 2020.

Participants in each of our programs will be notified by staff of the next steps for their program, classes, or workshops.

The following guidelines are in place for staff and visitors:
-Everyone entering the building will be required to wear a mask
-Maximum occupancy is 45 -Hand sanitizer will be available
-Visitors are asked to practice social distancing and remain 6 ft apart

We will adhere to the CDC guidelines concerning COVID-19.

YWCA Staff & Board of Directors


Clothing & Book Donation Update:

We will begin accepting book donations at the Book Shed (located along the back of the parking lot at YWCA Westmoreland County Headquarters) Friday, May 15, 2020.
The YWCA Thrift Shop will also begin accepting donations of clothing for the whole family, accessories, and home goods.


The YWCA creates opportunities for women and girls to lead purposeful lives and strives for a community that values diversity.

Since 1959, the YWCA has served Westmoreland County through programs such as:

  • Economic justice programs (like our Thrift Shop, YWCAmakers, & PA Workwear)
  • Early childhood education and child care
  • Adult continuing education
  • Technology education and programs
  • Health and wellness programs
  • TechGYRLS STEM programming
  • Social and economic justice advocacy
  • Racial justice programs
  • English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) program
  • Rising Star Award Program

Will you join us in making a brighter tomorrow for women and girls in Westmoreland County?

YWCA Impact

YWCA Westmoreland County is an association in the YWCA USA network. In communities big and small, YWCAs turn on the lights and open their doors to answer the call for justice. The proof is in the numbers: YWCAs serve over 2.3 million women, girls, and families, fulfilling community needs that remain unmet by social and government services.

To see our national impact as a network, view the interactive YWCA Data Map.


There’s always something going on at the YWCA!


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