News & Events

The YWCA Santa Monica / Westside brings empowering and newsworthy events and information to the community each year. Get involved by following us on social media (navigation bar below!) and subscribing to our newsletter.


Your Journey Through Divorce

First Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8 pm $25 Discover your options when faced with divorce. Learn how to avoid court. Understand the legal, financial, psychological and social issues of divorce. Gain insight on how to speak with your children. Discover community resources... read more

Money Talks 1-on-1

Tuesdays 6 to 8 pm (MUST pre-register HERE) $75 Increase your understanding of all things money with a one-on-one financial education session with award-winning author and financial consultant, Hollis Harman.... read more


Foster Care Awareness Month

All children deserve a safe, happy life-including the 513,000 American children and youth in foster care. Many of these formerly abused or neglected children and teens will safely reunite with their parents, be cared for by relatives, or be adopted by loving families.... read more

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) program is dedicated to increasing awareness about the importance of early detection and prompt treatment to save lives. Join us at the YWCA for free classes, workshops and information! For more information, please... read more

A Week Without Violence

Celebrated annually in October, A Week without Violence is a national YWCA campaign that focuses on practical alternatives to violence and promoting a safer, more peaceful community. Join us at the YWCA for free classes, workshops and information! For more... read more