Safe Shelter

For Survivors Fleeing Intimate Partner Domestic Violence

Open 7 Days a Week, 365 Days a Year

The goal of our shelter is to ensure the safety of survivors who are fleeing imminent danger from an abusive intimate partner. 

Access Shelter Services

24hr Helpline

We are here to answer questions and connect survivors and allies to resources, including our shelter. 

  • Call: 509-326-2255 (CALL)
  • Email: help@ywcaspokane.org
  • Text: 509-220-3725

About our Helpline

Proudly Serve All

We are here to help survivors of intimate partner violence of all genders, sexual orientation, race, and religion. 

Our shelter welcomes pets when possible and can accommodate accessibility needs. 

What You can Expect

A Safe Location for You, Your Dependents, and Your Pets

  • Time to think and decide what to do next
  • Support and resources to help you plan
  • Emotional support and connection
  • Food & basic necessities for you and your family
  • Emergency clothing and laundry facilities
  • Computer station with WiFi
  • Referrals to additional supportive services

Connection to Resources

We can help you:

  • Create a safety plan 
  • Find secure housing
  • Address barriers to housing
  • Connect you to legal services
  • Create a financial budget
  • Navigate state assistance
  • Help getting a job & receive work clothing

Blog

Jun 24, 2024 Jul 14 @ 1:14 am

Celebrating Success in Gun Safety Amidst Recent Supreme Court Decision

I am grateful to be able to share some good news with you today about one of the ways we’re collaborating with law enforcement to prevent senseless violence and protect survivors.

Apr 4, 2024 Jul 14 @ 1:14 am

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Hope Stones Jewelry

Custom Jewelry Made by Women at YWCA will be sold in our Lobby May 2nd & 3rd to benefit our Safe Shelter What: Hope Stones Mother’s Day Jewelry Sale – find the perfect Mother’s Day gift for the mothers in…

Events

May 20, 2024 Jul 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

DV 201 Training: Learning in Action

July 15th, 2024 10:00am – 11:30am Join YWCA Spokane for this new free, virtual training on July 15th. Learn more about the unique barriers and challenges survivors navigate on a daily basis and talk through how you might help a…

May 20, 2024 Jul 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

DV 201 Training: Learning in Action

July 18th, 2024 2:00pm – 3:30pm Join YWCA Spokane for this new free, virtual training on July 18th. Learn more about the unique barriers and challenges survivors navigate on a daily basis and talk through how you might help a…

May 6, 2024 Jul 22 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Transformations Camp – July 2024

July 22nd – 26th, 2024 9:00 am – 2:00 pm every day A special week-long summer empowerment camp centering the experienes of young women of color This camp includes: Free breakfast, lunch and snacks The opportunity for youth to get…