Youth Matters with YWCA Spokane

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training, Get Involved
Group-Based Youth Support Available Online YWCA Spokane is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, standing up for social justice, helping families, strengthening communities, and promoting peace, justice, dignity, and freedom for all. We empower women, families, and communities through a combination of prevention and response work. We understand that resources, particularly for young people, may …

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Navigating Resources Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Categories: Community, Impact, Other, Spokane Resources
Wide-Ranging Impacts Felt by our Community The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, began to affect humans in November 2019. The first case in the United States was confirmed in January 2020. Governor Inslee announced the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order” on Monday, March 23rd, 2020, and before then, many businesses in Spokane were already shutting down or …

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Emotional and Mental Health Resources Available Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Impact, Spokane Resources
Social distancing is required to keep ourselves and our communities safe but may create or exacerbate challenges mentally and emotionally. Many of us are following recommendations for social isolation and self-quarantine in order to prevent the spread of COVID 19. While this is a great choice for our communities at large, we might find it …

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Starting 2020 with access to care from HSSA

Categories: Awards, Community, Donations, Get Involved, Impact, Other
Thank you to the Health Sciences & Services Authority of Spokane County (HSSA) for your grant! YWCA Spokane was awarded a generous grant for our trauma treatment and mental health program. YWCA providers have seen a growing need for this service among domestic violence survivors, and providing in-house psychological support through mental health therapy for …

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