News & Events

4 Ways to Support Women at YWCA Central Maine

At YWCA Central Maine, one of our goals is to support empowerment and economic advancement for women and girls. That starts with you – every person should have the knowledge and resources to make smart financial decisions. With tax season top of mind, We wanted… Read More

YWCA and Boys and Girls Club Team Up to Teach Kids to Swim

8/30/2023 For Immediate Release: YWCA Central Maine and the Lewiston/Auburn Boys and Girls club renewed their partnership to bring swim lessons to youth in the community. This was the second summer that the two local non-profits have partnered to teach introductory swimming skills to more… Read More


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: GEIGER TO RECEIVE “CHAMPIONS OF CHANGE AWARD” AT STAND AGAINST RACISM CONFERENCE YWCA Central Maine will present its “Champions of Change” award to Geiger on April 27th, 2023, at the signature “Stand Against Racism” event, a one-day conference held at USM’s Lewiston… Read More

Spread the Love on Feb. 13th!

On February 13th, 2023, the day before Valentine’s Day, YWCA Central Maine will be hand delivering custom gift baskets for their “Spread the Love” fundraiser, formerly known as “Galentine’s Day” baskets. YWCA Central Maine invites members of the community to send a “Spread the Love”… Read More

Public Notice

Request for Bids YWCA Central Maine will be accepting bids from contractors for classroom heating and cooling HVAC installation at the facility located at 130 East Avenue in Lewiston, Maine. Proposals will be accepted by Amanda Hatch, Director of Programs & Mission Impact, until May… Read More

Annual Galentine’s Day Fundraiser

YWCA Central Maine is celebrating friendship, community, and love in style again this year. That’s right—we are celebrating ‘Galentine’s Day’ on February 11, 2022! This Galentine’s Day, the YWCA invites members of the community to surprise special people in their life with a Galentine’s Basket…. Read More

YWCA Announces 2021 Recipients of Women of Achievement Awards & Keynote Speaker

YWCA Central Maine is proud to announce the recipients of the 2021 Women of Achievement Awards. The Awards Selection Committee reviewed a remarkable pool of applicants this year in order to select the following recipients: Zamzam Elmoge (Lee Young Leadership Award) Elise Johansen (Marcia Baxter… Read More

2021 Women of Achievement Tickets are LIVE!

Tickets for the YWCA’s 2021 Women of Achievement Luncheon Awards are on sale now! Follow this link to purchase your tickets today! Take advantage of our early bird pricing until September 1, 2021. We are still accepting nominations for our four Women of Achievement awards… Read More

YWCA Operations Updates (COVID-19)

  WE ARE FOLLOWING U.S. CDC GUIDELINES REGARDING COVID-19 When visiting our building, you can rest assured that the YWCA is doing everything possible to keep your family, our staff, and our communities safe. OPERATIONS UPDATES We continue to open programs per recommendations under the… Read More

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Review with Instructor Will McCorkle

Recertification for those holding CURRENT (non-expired) ARC Lifeguard & CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers certifications. MUST present certification cards at beginning of class to attend. Includes First Aid and CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Healthcare Providers. Must have current Lifeguard Manual and pocket mask. Prerequisites include… Read More