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YWCA Greater Austin

  • Wen Nguyen
  • Generation YW Youth Prevention Specialist

Program Description

The YWCA Greater Austin carries out its mission to "eliminate racism and empower women" with its current programs, YW Counseling & Referral Center, Generation YW, and the Continuing Education Series. The YW Counseling & Referral Center offers mental health counseling for women, couples, and their families on a sliding fee scale; Generation YW provides prevention/intervention services for at-risk girls, and drug education classes for girls and boys; the Continuing Education Series offers training for licensed professional counselors, social workers and marriage & family therapists.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • Community service/service hours
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • Parent/family services



  • Less than 25%