Types Of Domestic Violence Abuse

Categories: Education and Training, Get Involved, Spokane Resources
What are some types of abuse that can happen in domestic violence relationships? While each case is unique, abusers use a range of abusive behavior to control their patterns including physical, emotional, psychological, sexual, financial, and spiritual abuse. Often, it is difficult to identify various forms of abuse, particularly when they are indirect or not …

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How To Help A Friend In An Abusive Relationship

Categories: Community, Education and Training, Get Involved, Spokane Resources
It can be difficult to know what to do if you suspect a friend, co-worker, or family member is in an abusive intimate partner relationship.  We have provided some tips and suggestions to consider. How To Help A Friend Let them know that you support them and are willing to listen without judgment Don’t force them …

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Domestic Violence Fact vs Myths

Categories: Education and Training, Get Involved
There are many common myths about domestic violence. This October, during Domestic Violence Action Month, YWCA Spokane will debunk some of these myths to help End The Silence that so often surrounds domestic violence.  Consider sharing these facts online and with loved ones to help educate and spread awareness about domestic violence. PRINT & SHARE DV …

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Smile Makers Visit YWCA Spokane!

Categories: Awards, Community, Education and Training, Events, Get Involved, Impact, Other, Spokane Resources, Success Stories
On Tuesday, August 1, we had some special guests light up YWCA Spokane with big, beautiful smiles! Delta Dental teamed up the Tooth Fairy and visited our free, on-site drop-in Child Care, a service offered to women using YWCA Spokane’s facilities. The Tooth Fairy visited our awesome kiddos and helped them discover how important oral hygiene is …

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Volunteer Spotlight – Kendall DeRemer

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training, Get Involved, Impact, Spokane Resources
Kendall DeRemer is a 24-year-old student who volunteers with Our Sister’s Closet (OSC) at YWCA Spokane! She works as a personal stylist, facilitating appointments for women seeking clothing. We wanted to know why she decided to volunteer her time and presence with us and asked her a few questions–answers have been edited for length and clarity. …

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