Own It Financial Education Program

The YWCA is dedicated to providing economic empowerment programs. The Own It Financial Education Program is a four-week program that gives women and their families the skills and tools to own their financial future.

The Own It program is taught by financial professional volunteers and covers topics such as saving for the future, budgeting, using credit wisely and managing a bank account.

“This program has made it possible for my #1 dream to come true and has opened other possibilities for new dreams and accomplishments. I am now a much more confident determined women and first in my family to own a home. I am breaking the cycle of poverty and raising my daughter in a much more positive environment. I owe it all to the YWCA and the Own It program”

Own it Financial Education

Learn to Manage your Money for FREE. Own It is a FREE four-week program that will give you the tools you need to own your financial future. Three months after completing Own It: 3 out of 4 students report an increase in savings and reduced personal debt.

Topics include: Saving for the future, Budgeting, Using credit wisely and Managing a bank account.

Home Ownership 101

Do you dream of owning your own home but don’t know where to start?

Own It: Home Ownership 101 will teach you everything you need to know about buying the home you’ve always dreamed of.

Insurance 101

Whether it’s for car, home, health or life, everyone needs insurance.

Own It 101: Insurance will teach you everything you need to know about insurance and how to protect yourself.

Own It Community Partners

  • AASK (Aid to Adoption of Special Kids)
  • AAUW (American Association of University Women)
  • Aid to Women Center
  • Child Crisis Center/Crisis Nursery
  • City of Avondale
  • City of Phoenix

  • Dress for Success
  • Estrella High School
  • Faith House
  • Florence Crittenton
  • Fresh Start Women’s Foundation
  • Gateway Early College High School
  • Girl Scouts Cactus-Pine Council

  • Maggie’s Place
  • Salvation Army Kroc Center
  • Southeast Regional Library, Maricopa County Library District
  • Steps of Faith
  • Teen Outreach Pregnancy Services (TOPS)
  • UMOM New Day Centers
  • YMCA Glendale/Peoria

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