YWCA Lake County, IL was established in 1922 to serve the needs of women and children. Our mission is the empowerment of women and the elimination of racism. Our programs help women and families with child care assistance, quality child care, parenting programs, women and girl's health programs, and programs to build leadership skills in youth. Women's Economic Advancement program help to bring women to a level of self-sufficiency. We directly serve 16,000 women, girls and families each year. Contact us at 847-662-4247, www.ywcalakecounty.org.