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Great Ydeas Small Grants Program
YWCA of Adelaide is incredibly proud to announce Great Ydeas - a new Small Grants Program accessible to our female Members of any age in their third+ year of membership.

Designed to support the leadership journey of YWCA of Adelaide Members and advance women’s leadership in South Australia, successful grant recipients will demonstrate clearly a contribution to the achievement of the YWCA of Adelaide vision of stronger communities through the leadership of women and girls by their Great Ydea.

Applications are now open and close 5pm on Friday 30 January 2015. Successful applicants will be announced at Adelaide's World YWCA Round the World Breakfast in Victoria Square on Saturday 18 April 2015.

Download and complete the Application Form.


Annual Report 2013-14

We are pleased to provide an online version of our Annual Report this year and invite you to enjoy this review of our work and achievements over the 2013-14 financial year.

(Please note: YWCA has no control over the advertising which may appear surrounding our document.)

Click here for our magazine-style 2013-14 Annual Report.


Community Creating a Safer City - Breakfast Workshops
YWCA of Adelaide invites men and women who are connected to the city of Adelaide and committed to creating a safer city to attend one of our Breakfast Workshops this November. You may be a business owner, trader, worker, student, resident or stakeholder.

Using a pioneering social change model of positive bystander intervention, come and learn how each and everyone of us can contribute to creating safer streets and public spaces.

The West End Breakfast Workshop is being held on Wednesday 5 November and the East End Breakfast Workshop is being held on Wednesday 19 November.

Breakfast is on us! Please RSVP to doug.werchon@ywca.com.au


Aboriginal Women's Leadership Program - Workshops
YWCA of Adelaide's Aboriginal Women's Leadership Program - Kangaroos and Emus - is holding two women's leadership workshops this November.

Share your leadership dreams and hear from inspiring women about their leadership journeys.

Join us on 5 November at Tandanya in the city and/or on 13 November at Taikurrendi Children and Family Centre at Christies Beach.

Read more in this information flyer and download the Registration Form and return the completed form to Lisa Warner at YWCA of Adelaide.


2014 SHE Leads Program
YWCA of Adelaide's SHE Leads Program will begin its third intake in November 2014. This ten month program is designed to support the personal and professional development of early career young women and features workshops, tutorials, 1:1 mentoring, networking opportunities, graduation and attendance at the 2015 SHE Leads Conference.

Young women who are employed are encouraged to seek support from their employer to invest in their professional development by funding their participation on the SHE Leads Program. Found out more and be inspired by the SHE Leads Program Guide.

To secure your place on the SHE Leads Program complete this Registration Form.


YWCA of Adelaide’s purpose is to build stronger communities through the leadership of women and girls. We do this by supporting them during every step of their leadership journey. The organisation has been working with and for young women in Adelaide since 1880 and is recognised as the leading voice for young women in SA. We deliver programs which focus on early intervention and primary prevention in areas such as young women's leadership, training and employment, mentoring and respectful relationships. To do so we partner with schools, government and industry.

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