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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, please 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.


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.

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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.

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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. Jan 9

Join YWCA Spokane for this important free, virtual training on January 9th.  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

Dec
2
Fri
Hygge Group @ YWCA Spokane, Women's Opportunity Center
Dec 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Hygge Group @ YWCA Spokane, Women's Opportunity Center

Hygge (hoo-gah) is the Danish art of contentment, comfort & connection. Come in out of the cold & join us in our cozy space as we build a sense of belonging & togetherness. Enjoy a hot cup of cocoa, relax as we enjoy a movie together, play a board game or learn a comforting hand craft. Come stay warm with us this winter!

The Women’s Opportunity Center of YWCA Spokane is excited to offer a variety of free holistic groups and learning opportunities aimed at supporting your healing and wellness. These groups are for folks who identify as having experienced trauma at some point in their lives.

For more information, call or text 509-724-6337. On-site childcare is available upon request.

Please Note: YWCA’s Women’s Opportunity Center also offers other free services for program participants including a computer lab, job readiness and mentorship services, and a free clothing and necessities boutique for anyone who  identifies as non-binary or a woman. Call 509-724-6337 to learn more about these additional offerings.

Dec
5
Mon
Social Emotional Learning @ YWCA Spokane, Women's Opportunity Center
Dec 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Social Emotional Learning @ YWCA Spokane, Women's Opportunity Center

This class offers the opportunity to learn skills for self-regulation through the use of mindfulness practices, movement, and guided reflection. Topics covered are self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and decision making. Here we will begin building resilience, gain skills for navigating stress and develop a healthy relationship with ourselves and our emotions.

The Women’s Opportunity Center of YWCA Spokane is excited to offer a variety of free holistic groups and learning opportunities aimed at supporting your healing and wellness. These groups are for folks who identify as having experienced trauma at some point in their lives.

For more information, call or text 509-724-6337. On-site childcare is available upon request.

Please Note: YWCA’s Women’s Opportunity Center also offers other free services for program participants including a computer lab, job readiness and mentorship services, and a free clothing and necessities boutique for anyone who  identifies as non-binary or a woman. Call 509-724-6337 to learn more about these additional offerings.

Story Group @ YWCA Spokane, Women's Opportunity Center
Dec 5 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Story Group @ YWCA Spokane, Women's Opportunity Center

Your story matters! This group offers safe space to share and reflect on our stories with the supportive guidance of YWCA Staff. Art journaling kits will be provided to all group participants. The option to publish a digital copy of STORY Journals will be made available for those interested.

The Women’s Opportunity Center of YWCA Spokane is excited to offer a variety of free holistic groups and learning opportunities aimed at supporting your healing and wellness. These groups are for folks who identify as having experienced trauma at some point in their lives.

For more information and to register, call or text 509-724-6337. On-site childcare is available upon request.

Please Note: YWCA’s Women’s Opportunity Center also offers other free services for program participants including a computer lab, job readiness and mentorship services, and a free clothing and necessities boutique for anyone who  identifies as non-binary or a woman. Call 509-724-6337 to learn more about these additional offerings.

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