Giving back and providing support to our neighbors: the Y has been listening and responding to our communities' most critical social needs for 160 years. Whether through education and training, welcoming and connecting diverse demographic populations though global services, preventing chronic disease and building healthier communities through collaborations with policy makers, the Y fosters the care and respect all people need and deserve. The Y strengthens communities not only through the programming listed below, but also through inspiring and empowering our members to take our mission to heart and do their own good in our community at large.
The West Cook YMCA is committed to Social Responsibility through the following programs that promote healthy spirit, mind and body:
We know that if we work together, we can improve the quality of life for those in our community.
See our Youth Development and Healthy Living pages for more of our programming!