Intimate Partner Domestic Violence

Free & Confidential Services for those Impacted by Intimate Partner Domestic Violence (IPDV)

24hr Domestic Violence Helpline

Call: 509-326-2255 | Text: 509-220-3725 | email: help@ywcaspokane.org

What is Intimate Partner Domestic Violence?

We define intimate partner domestic violence (IPDV) as a pattern of controlling behavior used to maintain power in a relationship by one partner over the other. This behavior includes various forms of abuse beyond just the physical.

Power & Control

Get Help

Our services are free, confidential, inclusive of all genders, and designed to empower survivors through knowledge and connection to resources.

Access Services

Meet with a Support Advocate

Individuals may access services by attending Monday walk-ins (9am – 11am) or by calling or visiting our front desk to schedule an appointment during regular business hours.

Note: If you are a survivor of domestic violence and have a domestic violence related charge, this does not mean you can't access our services.

24hr Help is Available

If you or someone you know is impacted by intimate partner domestic violence, our confidential advocates are always available through our 24hr helpline services.

Blog

Apr 4, 2024 Jun 21 @ 7:27 pm

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…

Apr 2, 2024 Jun 21 @ 7:27 pm

Mission Moment – Safe Shelter

About YWCA Spokane’s Safe Shelter is an emergency shelter service for survivors in the Spokane and surrounding area who are fleeing imminent danger from abusive intimate partners. In 2023, our Safe Shelter served 130 adults and 118 dependents. Additionally, 85…

Dec 1, 2023 Jun 21 @ 7:27 pm

Mission Moment – Mobile Housing

About Mobile Housing Advocacy Everyone deserves safe and stable housing. The housing system is a complex and confusing process with resources and options that are always changing. YWCA Spokane Mobile Housing Advocates are a truly mobile team and meet clients…

Events

May 6, 2024 Jun 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

DV 101 Training: Recognize. Respond. Refer.

June 24th, 2024 10:00am – 11:30am Join YWCA Spokane for this important free, virtual training on June 24th. Learn more about intimate partner domestic violence, how to help a friend, and about YWCA Spokane’s free and confidential services. This Training…

May 20, 2024 Jun 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

DV 101 Training: Recognize. Respond. Refer.

June 27th, 2024 2:00pm – 3:30pm Join YWCA Spokane for this important free, virtual training on June 27th. Learn more about intimate partner domestic violence, how to help a friend, and about YWCA Spokane’s free and confidential services. This Training…

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…