The YWCA of Western New York is a nonprofit organization that provides child care, transitional housing, and education and training programs. It organizes various leisure activities, such as indoor and outdoor sports, games, and arts and crafts for children. The YWCA of Western New York operates drop-in centers that assist parents and children in early childhood education. The organization s training and educational programs include job training, counseling and life skills development services. It conducts workshops on financial aid, homeownership, utility consumption, permanent housing, tenant rights and health fairs issues for homeless women. The YWCA of Western New York also offers career development, parenting and money management services. It is located in Buffalo, N.Y.