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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.


our services

Shelter

Shelter

To access our shelter for victims of intimate partner violence call 509-326-2255. If your housing has been or is being impacted by intimate partner domestic violence, you can call or text our Housing Advocacy Resource Line at 509-998-5959.

Legal

Legal

Intimate partner domestic violence protection order assistance or legal advocacy support please call 509-477-3656 option #1. If you would like to speak to an attorney please email ywcalegal@ywcaspokane.org or call 509-570-4338.

Therapy

Mental Health

Telehealth options are available for clients currently working with a member of our therapy team. Direct questions to 509-789-9273. If you’re having a mental health emergency, please call the regional crisis line at 1-877-266-1818.

24Hr Helpline

24-hr Helpline

Our 24hr confidential, domestic violence helpline services remain available for you to access at any time. If it is safe for you to do so, please call 509-326-2255, email help@ywcaspokane.org, or text 509-220-3725. Thank you!

Children

Child & Youth

For those accessing our ECEAP pre-school services, please talk with your Family Service Coordinator about how to support your family during COVID-19. Youth and teens, consider visiting our new Facebook group called Teen Matters @ywcaspokane.

Job Readiness

Job Readiness

For those engaged in our job readiness services, mobility mentoring is available at 509-789-9281, case management is available at 509-789-9299. Questions about LifeSkills class can be directed to 509-789-9287.

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 11

Join YWCA Spokane for this important free, virtual training on January 11th.  Learn more about intimate partner domestic violence, how to help a friend, and about YWCA’s free and confidential services.

DV 101 Training: Recognize. Respond. Refer.

Upcoming Events

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

Recognize. Respond. Refer.

Domestic Violence 101 Training

Join YWCA Spokane for this important free, virtual training on January 11th.  Learn more about intimate partner domestic violence, how to help a friend, and about YWCA’s free and confidential services.

View Flyer

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?

Registration closes January 10 at 11:59pm.


Questions

Contact Jemma Riedel, YWCA Spokane Education and Outreach Advocate, at education@ywcaspokane.org or call 509-789-9304 for more information about available intimate partner domestic violence related trainings.

Jan
12
Tue
DV 101 Training: Recognize. Respond. Refer. @ Virtual Event
Jan 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Recognize. Respond. Refer.

Domestic Violence 101 Training

Join YWCA Spokane for this important free, virtual training on January 12th.  Learn more about intimate partner domestic violence, how to help a friend, and about YWCA’s free and confidential services.

View Flyer

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?

Registration closes January 11 at 11:59pm.


Questions

Contact Jemma Riedel, YWCA Spokane Education and Outreach Advocate, at education@ywcaspokane.org or call 509-789-9304 for more information about available intimate partner domestic violence related trainings.