The YWCA’s Financial Empowerment Program gives women tools to manage their money. Learn more by watching Kimberley’s story.

Homeless & low-income children at YWCA test “ready” for Kindergarten

Ninety-five percent of 4-year-olds who attended the YWCA of Fort Worth & Tarrant County’s Child Development Centers recently tested ready for Kindergarten, as assessed by a third party using C-PALLS+, a state-wide assessment tool measuring literacy, language and mathematical skills. Research indicates that when children enter kindergarten prepared and ready for school, they are typically […]

YWCA’s Power Lunch Celebrates Second Anniversary

                      Dawn starts her day in the kitchen, like many sous chefs, with a knife in hand and several orders to prepare. Unlike other sous chefs, however, Dawn is improving the lives of other women with every sandwich she makes. Power Lunch, a sandwich delivery […]

YWCA CEO Carol Klocek named Community Leader of the Year

Carol Klocek, Executive Director & CEO for YWCA Fort Worth & Tarrant County, has been named “Community Leader of the Year” by the Lockheed Martin Leadership Association for her work as a champion of the underserved and impoverished in the community. Carol joined the YWCA as CEO in 2009. Since then, the agency has expanded […]