Rigorous Training Required of All YWCA Spokane Advocates

Categories: Advocacy, Education and Training, Other
While providing services to over 16,000 women, children, and families each year, YWCA Spokane advocates partake in a state-required, 30-hour intensive training program. In addition to holding a bachelor’s and/or master’s degree, all advocates who work in YWCA Spokane’s domestic violence shelter, legal advocacy department and counseling center undergo comprehensive training congruent with the organization’s …

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YWCA Spokane’s Safe Shelter Welcomes Pets

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Donations, Get Involved, Impact, Other, Spokane Resources
At Our Shelter, We Recognize Pets As A Part Of Your Family! For nearly 20 years, YWCA Spokane’s domestic violence safe shelter has provided a safe place for domestic violence survivors and their pets while connecting them to community resources. Aligned with federal Pet and Women Safety (PAWS) Act, our shelter reduces one of the …

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Women’s History Month – March 2019

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Impact, Other
On Monday, March 4th, the Spokane City Council presented YWCA Spokane Lead CSO Advocate and Therapist, Jessica Sams, with a proclamation declaring March as Women’s History Month. This proclamation was signed by Mayor David Condon to officially recognize this historic month. City Councilwoman and YWCA Spokane Board Member, Kate Burke, delivered the proclamation, saying: “Whereas …

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Women of Achievement 2018 – Photo Gallery

Categories: Awards, Community, Donations, Events, Fundraising, Get Involved, Impact, Other, Success Stories
Together, with the support of more than 1,000 guests and 50 organizations, we raised over $315,000 at YWCA Spokane’s Women of Achievement awards luncheon! On Thursday, October 4th, 2018, YWCA Spokane gathered together with amazing friends, partners, and supporters from the Spokane community to celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of 9 trailblazers in our community. The …

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Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast 2018

Categories: Awards, Community, Events, Impact, Other
YWCA Spokane Announces Award Recipients For Our 2018 Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast YWCA Spokane held their 5th annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast on Thursday Aug 23th, 2018 to honor local officers and detectives who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to improve the lives of domestic violence survivors. YWCA Spokane staff, law …

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