YWCA Ulster County

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Basic Information

Address: 209 Clinton Avenue Kingston, NY 12401
Phone Number: (845) 338-6844
Fax Number: (845) 338-0620

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Additional Information

Focus: Advocacy, Support, and Education for Women, Children and Families
Director: Andrea Park
School District: All Schools in Ulster County
County: Ulster
Ages: All Ages
Program Highlights:

Youth Empowerment Series (YES!) Workshops: goals of YES! are to educate the students and enhance their knowledge and skills around various topics promoting charater development and the consequences of risky behavior. Programs are age appropriate and medically correct and can be modified according to the needs of participants.
Topics included but are not limited to: STI & HIV prevention, Self-Esteem, Hygiene, Stress Managment for Teens, Healthy Relationships, Teen Pregnancy Prevention, Drug and Alcohol Abusse, Healthy Expression, Nutrition...etc.

C.H.I.C. (Courageous, Healthy, Independent, Confident) Click: is a weekly drop-in group for local girls ages 11-16 in Kingston and New Paltz. Can also be tailored as and afterschool program for girls 6-8th grade. The group will focus on fostering self-esteem, healthy decision making and empowering participants to build positive relationships and is designed to counter trends towards self-doubt by creating a supportive connection betweent the girls and their community and fostering genuine self-expression through group discussion and creative activities.\

Girls Inc. : This researched based program specifically for girls 6-18 years old focuses on their needs and challenges in order to inspire and empower girls to set priorities and make smart choices that will effect the rest of their lives.

Youth Leadership Internship Program: Summer internship program coordinated with local businesses in Ulster County for teens ages 13-15.

Support Services:

APPS (Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention and Services Project) (845) 338-6844 ext 110
Teen Parent Services (Director of Youth and Family Services - (845) 338-6844 ext 109)
Early Childhood Learning Center (Director of Children Services - (845) 338-6844 ext 105)
Girls Inc. (Program Coordinator - (845) 338-6844 ext 107)


Stand Against Racism
Week Without Violence
Champagne Reception
Tribute to Women Dinner
Youth Leadership Internship Program
Girls Night Out on the Hudson

Field Trip Destinations: Girls Night Out on the Hudson