The Central Orange County chapter of the Young Women’s Christian Organization (YWCA) has served the community from its historic home in downtown Orange for over 81 years. The organization has helped countless women and their children lead richer, more successful lives through community classes, enrichment and leadership programs, childcare and residential programs.

As the years have gone by the YWCA of Central Orange County has grown and evolved to serve its community as fits the needs and the women of the day. But always at its core was the leadership of dedicated community women united in service to empower and assist others.

Today, the YWCA is a voice for change and a leading advocate for women and girls. The Central Orange County chapter is focused around its signature program, Beverly’s House, that serves as residential center and community resource for women in need. Beverly’s House, My Sister’s Closet, the First Steps Program and the Purse Project. To learn more about any of these programs please call our offices