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About Young Women’s Resource Center

Our Mission:  To embrace and inspire girls and young women* to become strong, self-confident and successful.

Our Vision:  That girls and young women realize their full potential in our community. 

Core Values:  Acceptance, Compassion, Commitment and Knowledge

At the Young Women’s Resource Center, we believe that every girl deserves a life of possibilities.

We help young women realize their full potential by providing programming to girls and young women ages 10-21 in central Iowa. Our unique structure features two branches of services – Empowerment and Young Moms – to better serve the members of our community throughout various stages of life.

We offer support groups and services for all girls and young women, regardless of what they may be going through in their lives. We open our doors to any girl or young woman who wants to be herself and feel like she belongs.

The Young Women’s Resource Center is a place for girls and young women to come to be together, to come to be alone, to come to be themselves. It is a safe place that reinforces the beauty, resiliency and strength that these girls and young women already possess. It is a place where they can thrive. We are happy to make the Young Women’s Resource Center a place girls and young women can find the things they need, whatever those things may be.

Our goal is to help girls and young women become strong, self-confident and successful. The Young Women’s Resource Center utilizes education and support to create a safe environment for girls and young women where they experience acceptance, compassion, knowledge and commitment.

FY 2017 – 2018 YWRC Annual Report (July 2017 – June 2018)

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FY 2016 – 2017 YWRC Annual Report (July 2016 – June 2017)

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FY 2015 – 2016 YWRC Annual Report (July 2015 – June 2016)










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*We define ‘girls and young women’ as any persons who have been socialized and/or identify as female.