YW Career Women

YWCA Hartford Region

The YWCA’s YW Career Women program in Hartford provides comprehensive services to assist women with children obtain a college degree and a career in the high-growth, high-income field of healthcare. The target population is women with children who attend Capital Community College who are seeking associate degrees in nursing or radiologic technology. A dedicated program navigator coaches students individually to help them overcome obstacles to college completion. In particular, the program aims to serve students who have proven themselves academically but are at risk of suspending their studies due to economic or family circumstances. YWCW currently provides services to 17 women.