Career & Life Skills

Classes and services to expand and improve individual career and life skills

Rest. Recover. Rebuild.

YWCA Spokane understands that time to heal and process traumatic events in a safe, supportive, and confidential environment can be key to accomplishing goals. 

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We offer holistic, restorative services for trauma survivors at no cost. Our classes and one-on-one services are aimed to support your healing and wellness while you build skills, engage in a supportive community, and achieve your goals. 

Classes

We offer an array of free drop-in classes, groups, and learning opportunities designed to help you rest, recover, and rebuild from trauma. Offerings include trauma-sensitive yoga, expressive arts, stress management, parenting classes, and more. 

View the monthly calendar for details. 

One-on-One Support

If you are looking for support with your job search, going back to school, or help with any other life or career goals, we offer free personalized coaching and mentorship to help you move forward and grow. 

Call to schedule an appointment.

Computer Lab

The computer lab is available for any client currently participating in any service provided by YWCA Spokane. Staff support is limited in the computer lab. If extra technology support is needed, please reach out to schedule an appointment. 

Walk-in Hours:

  • 9:00am - 4:00pm Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday
  • 10:30am - 4:00pm Wednesdays 

Free On-Site Childcare

YWCA Spokane provides a free on-site childcare service for caregivers accessing YWCA services in person.

We believe childcare should never prevent a person from receiving the help they need. If you need this service, please call ahead of time to reserve a spot, as space is limited. 

This free service allows caregivers to focus their energy on meeting their personal goals and healing through YWCA Spokane’s services.

Note: Caregivers must remain on-site at YWCA Spokane for the duration of the time that their children are utilizing the drop-in childcare service.

Classes Available

Learn more about the array of free classes and groups offered each month.

The Thread Writing Group 

In his poem “The Way It Is”, William Stafford writes, “There’s a thread you follow… While you hold it, you can’t get lost.”

This group offers an opportunity to explore the thread of our own stories through writing. Guided writing prompts, support to get you started, along with time and space to write will be features of this group.

Opportunities to improve nervous system resilience through mindfulness and guided reflection will be woven throughout. We invite you to explore your story with us.

How to Join

Go to YWCA Spokane's Women's Opportunity Center located at 930 N Monroe St, Spokane, WA 99201. Let the front desk staff know you are here for this class.

This class is available on a first come first serve basis. You are welcome to attend without notifying us ahead of time.

Free On-site Childcare

If childcare is needed to participate, please give us a call at 509-326-1190 to reserve space in our drop-in childcare. 

Gentle Yoga

This trauma-sensitive, accessible for all yoga practice emphasizes personal agency and choice in a down to earth approach, which builds skills for managing stress and increasing mind-body connection. Monday classes include chair yoga.  

Dates & Times

View the class calendar to view the schedule of classes available each month.

How to Join

Go to YWCA Spokane's Women's Opportunity Center located at 930 N Monroe St, Spokane, WA 99201. Let the front desk staff know you are here for this class.

This class is available on a first come first serve basis. You are welcome to attend without notifying us ahead of time.

Free On-site Childcare

If childcare is needed to participate, please give us a call at 509-326-1190 to reserve space in our drop-in childcare. 

Building Healthy Relationship Skills

This group is aimed at developing the knowledge necessary to nurture healthy relationships with others and with ourselves. Leave with new ideas to support your relationships and build a deeper sense of personal agency, build resilience and develop a healthy understanding of our emotions.

Dates & Times

View the class calendar to view the schedule of classes available each month.

How to Join

Go to YWCA Spokane's Women's Opportunity Center located at 930 N Monroe St, Spokane, WA 99201. Let the front desk staff know you are here for this class.

This class is available on a first come first serve basis. You are welcome to attend without notifying us ahead of time.

Free On-site Childcare

If childcare is needed to participate, please give us a call at 509-326-1190 to reserve space in our drop-in childcare. 

Build capacity for Stress Management

Come cultivate skills to navigate the day-to-day stressors of life! Improve nervous system resilience and self-regulation through mindfulness, movement, and guided reflection. We focus on improving self awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and decision making.  

Dates & Times

View the class calendar to view the schedule of classes available each month.

How to Join

Go to YWCA Spokane's Women's Opportunity Center located at 930 N Monroe St, Spokane, WA 99201. Let the front desk staff know you are here for this class.

This class is available on a first come first serve basis. You are welcome to attend without notifying us ahead of time.

Free On-site Childcare

If childcare is needed to participate, please give us a call at 509-326-1190 to reserve space in our drop-in childcare. 

Art & Community

Come build community with us! This group offers the opportunity to build relationships while exploring our innate creativity. Join us in our cozy space and build a sense of belonging while using art as an outlet for relaxation, reflection, and self-expression. All art supplies provided. 

Dates & Times

View the class calendar to view the schedule of classes available each month.

How to Join

Go to YWCA Spokane's Women's Opportunity Center located at 930 N Monroe St, Spokane, WA 99201. Let the front desk staff know you are here for this class.

This class is available on a first come first serve basis. You are welcome to attend without notifying us ahead of time.

Free On-site Childcare

If childcare is needed to participate, please give us a call at 509-326-1190 to reserve space in our drop-in childcare. 

Circle of Security Partnering Cohort

This free 10-week parenting program is facilitated by YWCA Spokane advocates registered as Circle of Security facilitators.

Circle of Security Parenting™ is an international program that teaches parents to understand their child’s emotional world by learning to read emotional needs, support their child’s ability to successfully manage emotions, enhance the development of their child’s self-esteem, and honor the innate wisdom and desire for their child to be secure. 

This 10 week program requires registration to participate. 

  • For enrollment or Questions, call or text Teresa, COS Facilitator, at 509-724-6337 또는 이메일 teresad@ywcaspokane.org

Class Details

  • 언제: June 3 - July 29, 2024
  • Time: Weekly on Mondays from 1:00pm - 2:30pm 
  • 어디: YWCA Spokane, 930 N Monroe St, Spokane, WA 99201
  • WHO: Mothers with one or more children who are ages one year old or older 
  • Cost: Free to participants 
  • Childcare: Free onsite childcare is available upon request

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