YWCA of Ernakulam is registered under the Registrar of Societies Act in 1980. YWCA of Ernakulam is affiliated to National YWCA of India, New Delhi and also with World YWCA.
Any woman, who is 18 or above, who acknowledges a personal commitment to the Christian Basis and pays her membership fee as prescribed shall be entitled to Electoral Membership in YWCA Ernakulam. Those who do not subscribe to the Christian Basis may become an Associate Member. Any girl between 8 and 18 years of age, who wishes to join the YWCA may become a Junior Member after paying her membership fee as prescribed.