YWCA Columbus
65 W South St, Columbus, OH

YWCA Columbus

65 W South St
Columbus, OH 43085
YWCA Columbus, Columbus — 2007 Women of Achievement Honorees
65 W South St
Columbus, OH 43085

Maximum Capacity: 485 people
The YWCA is the oldest and largest multicultural women's organization in the world. Across the globe, we have more than 25 million members in 122 countries, including 2 million members in 300 local associations in the United States. More important than the numbers, is our mission to eliminate racism and empower women. We provide safe places for women and girls, build strong women leaders, and advocate for women's rights and civil rights in Congress. Women come to us in times of crisis. They come for job training and career counseling. They come for child care. They come for health and fitness. They come for a variety of reasons. But they come. And they leave with a renewed spirit, new skills, and stronger lives. YWCA associations are divided by regions nationwide. This enables our associations to pool resources, provide additional services for their clients and combine their voices for change at the national and local levels.

The YWCA has two Columbus locations. Our Family Center is located on the east side, near the I 670/East Fifth Avenue interchange and the rest of our programming, including single room residency for women and a co-ed health and fitness facility is located in our downtown Griswold Building. The Griswold also has several rooms and a ballroom available to rent for every type of special occasion.

YWCA Columbus, Columbus

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Griswold Parish Memorial ChapelPhotos Available
Alternate Venue Max Capacity: 35 people
Griswold Parish Memorial Chapel, YWCA Columbus, Columbus

Photos published with permission of YWCA Columbus

The Griswold Parish Memorial Chapel has remained since the YWCA Griswold Building first opened in 1929. The Parish Chapel offers the elegance and charm of the past, featuring parquet wood floors, stained glass windows and carved doors. The Parish Chapel offers, the perfect setting for small, intimate ceremonies or services, A historical backdrop to capture the essence of any special occasion.
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Supported Layouts and Capacities
Capacity: 35 People
  • Audio Visual: Portable Equipment
The Griswold LibraryPhotos Available
Alternate Venue Max Capacity: 50 people
The Huntington Hall BallroomPhotos Available
Ballroom Max Capacity: 325 people
The Wolfe Reception RoomPhotos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 75 people
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