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YWCA Spokane is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, standing up for social justice, helping families, and strengthening communities.

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To access YWCA’s available programs and services during the COVID-19 pandemic visit our regularly updated services page or contact us through our 24hr helpline services by calling 509-326-2255, emailing help@ywcaspokane.org, or texting 509-220-3725. Thank you.


Program Impact

11,886


Women receive support and advocacy to rebuild their lives after experiencing domestic violence.

Domestic Violence Services

3,051


Children and mothers develop new tools needed for success in life including job and school readiness.

Education & Job Training

2,534


Children and youth receive outreach and counseling to help cope with trauma and develop health relationship skills.

Children's Services

It Takes Courage

I didn’t recognize all the signs. They started so small and built up slowly over time. It wasn’t all bad. A lot of it was really wonderful. The violent episodes were sometimes years apart. That is what made it so hard, so confusing.

Get Involved

SPEAK UP – ADVOCATE

Your voice has power and can have an amazing impact in your community. There are many ways you can get involved and make a difference in the lives of women, children, and families on a local level and nationally.

Advocate

MAKE AN IMPACT – VISIONARY Leaders

We believe in a community where all women and children have a safe place to live. A place where women have the opportunity to earn a livable wage and families can live free from violence, in peace, and with dignity.

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Upcoming events

Featured Event

DV 101 Training: Recognize. Respond. Refer. Jul 25

Join YWCA Spokane for this important free, virtual training on July 25th.  Learn more about intimate partner domestic violence, how to help a friend, and about YWCA Spokane’s free and confidential services.

DV 101 Training: Recognize. Respond. Refer.

Upcoming Events

Jun
15
Wed
Pathways Forward: DV and LGBTQ+ Identities @ Virtual Event
Jun 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

JOIN THE CONVERSATION

A free, virtual, roundtable discussion series designed to pave a path forward

Domestic Violence and LGBTQ+ Identities

Join YWCA Spokane as we engage the community with key Spokane experts and YWCA staff in a progress-minded conversation about the misconceptions and facts around experiences of LGBTQ+ with domestic violence.

  • What: A virtual discussion between three local panelists focusing on your questions about the LGBTQ+ Community and domestic violence
  • When: Wednesday, June 15th, 2022 | noon – 1:00pm
  • Where: Virtual event, link to access will be provided after registration.
  • Cost: Free and open to the public (registration required)
  • Questions: larae@ywcaspokane.org | 509-378-5804
  • Share: #pathwaysforwardYWCA

Register Today!

Jul
25
Mon
DV 101 Training: Recognize. Respond. Refer. @ Virtual Event
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Recognize. Respond. Refer.

Domestic Violence 101 Training

Join YWCA Spokane for this important free, virtual training on May 5th.  Learn more about intimate partner domestic violence, how to help a friend, and about YWCA Spokane’s free and confidential services.

This Training Will Include:
  • What is Intimate Partner Violence?
  • Myths about Intimate Partner Violence.
  • Who is affected by Intimate Partner Violence?
  • What are potential indicators Partner Violence?
  • How to help someone.
  • YWCA Spokane’s free & confidential services.
  • Who are YWCA advocates and what are their roles?

Register Today!


Questions

Contact Jemma Riedel, YWCA Spokane Community Engagement Coordinator, at education@ywcaspokane.org or call 509-385-6623 for more information about available intimate partner domestic violence related trainings.

Jul
28
Thu
DV 101 Training: Recognize. Respond. Refer. @ Virtual Event
Jul 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Recognize. Respond. Refer.

Domestic Violence 101 Training

Join YWCA Spokane for this important free, virtual training on July 28th.  Learn more about intimate partner domestic violence, how to help a friend, and about YWCA Spokane’s free and confidential services.

This Training Will Include:
  • What is Intimate Partner Violence?
  • Myths about Intimate Partner Violence.
  • Who is affected by Intimate Partner Violence?
  • What are potential indicators Partner Violence?
  • How to help someone.
  • YWCA Spokane’s free & confidential services.
  • Who are YWCA advocates and what are their roles?

Register Today!


Questions

Contact Jemma Riedel, YWCA Spokane Community Engagement Coordinator, at education@ywcaspokane.org or call 509-385-6623 for more information about available intimate partner domestic violence related trainings.