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Open House

October 23, 2019 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
YWCA Elgin
220 E. Chicago Street
IL 60120
Alana Freedman
(847) 742-7930
Open House @ YWCA Elgin

Come join us on Wednesday, October 23rd anytime between 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. We encourage you to stop by and learn about our programs, take a guided tour of our facility, enjoy some light refreshments, and hear about our goals for Building a Brighter Future! Staff, teachers, program attendees, and Board Members will be on hand to answer your questions. Everyone that attends will be entered into a door prize raffle.

In addition to on-street parking, there will also be parking available in the City of Elgin’s parking deck on the corner of Spring Street and Chicago Street.

About the YWCA Elgin: The YWCA Elgin, located in the heart of downtown, is dedicated to meeting the needs of women and families in the Elgin area. For the past 119 years, the YWCA Elgin has been on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. We strive to achieve our mission through the programs we  offer: subsidized School Aged Childcare to working families, English classes to those looking to improve their lives through education, Family Literacy classes to our students learning English as a Second Language, preschool to our Family Literacy children, clothing to the needy, Take 2 Creative Camp for teens, prom dresses to those who would otherwise not be able to attend, and Workforce Development to those looking to increase their employability.

YWCA Elgin Program/Event Updates

04.9.2020 UPDATE – Due to concerns surrounding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and Illinois Governor Pritzker’s shelter-in-place order, the YWCA Elgin will be temporarily closed in order to ensure the safety of our clients, staff, and the entire community.

Please check back for updates or changes.

School Age Child Care (SACC) will be closed until April 30th.

Adult Education (English as a Second Language) will be canceled until further notice.

Family Literacy will be canceled until further notice.

Thank you for understanding. We hope everyone stays safe during this time and we look forward to returning to our regular schedule soon.