Breast Health Outreach & Education
Teach Breast Self-Examination (BSE) classes to women at businesses, conferences, and at the YWCA. Promote early detection by teaching women to be a ware of their bodies and take responsibliity for their own health.
Recreation & Fitness
YWCA Water, Fitness and Recreation programs serve community need by providing a heated pool, gym and comprehensive health and fitness programming. YWCA programs include but are not limited too: Learn to swim, Starfish, Rehabilitative Swim, Lappers, Women’s Dip, Aquacise, Aqua-jog, Aqua-weights, Aqua-step, Family Swims & Parties and Community Swims. Additional recreational and health & fitness programs serve women, children, men, families, peoples of all ages and abilities and include (but are not limited to) Latin Dancing, Karate, Silver Foxes, nutrition support and more.
Human Relations Commissions (HRC) - County Program housed at the YWCA
The aim of the commission is to promote diversity through advocacy and education. Currently the Commission is housed at the YWCA Elmira & the Twins. Under the guidance of the CEO, the RJP coordinator provides administrative, promotional, and development support to the commission. This includes, but is not limited to, assisting county residents with filing discrimination claims with the New York State Division of Human Rights. The Commission also designs and offers a yearly diversity series to the community.
Kids World is a before and after school program located in thirteen schools, across four school districts, through out
Support After Breast Cancer Surgery, A "Pink Boutique" equipped with post-mastectomy bras and prostheses and other items associated with breast cancer. Coordinator is an RN and CFm (certified fitter) who is knowledgeable and sensitive to patient needs. Breast Health & Outreach Education
Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange (SVSE)
Provides a safe, monitored, place for children during exchanges; a safe, monitored site for children to visit the non-custodial parent. Supervised visitations and safe exchanges are provided through appointments with custodial and non-custodial parents. Family Court determines the frequency of visits.