The YWCA of Hamilton is committed to empowering young women within the wider community of women to make positive choices in order to affect social change. We believe this goal is only attainable through proactive initiatives, which is why we make a commitment to young women’s leadership through training and support.

Programmes Overview

Y-Dub Programmes

The Purpose of  Y-dub Programmes is to empower young women!

Y-Dub Values & Y-Dub Motivate

Eight week self-esteem and confidence building programmes for young women in Years 9 and 10.

Y-Dub Inspires

Eight week programme for young women in Years 12 to 13 that focuses on increasing self-confidence, learning to be money savvy, and other essential skills for when you leave school. 

Ignite Programme

Three-day term holiday course run in collaboration with SHAMA, which integrates Young Women from all over the world in an action packed programme that teaches life within New Zealand as well as the importance of recognising cultural differences/barriers in others.


Money Savvy

Free Money Savvy programme for your school! Learn about saving, budgeting and more. For more information, or to book a session, get in touch using the form on this page.

Self Defence

Fun, free Self Defence courses. Next course is 16 September.