End the Violence Toolkit

Categories: Community, Education and Training, Impact, Spokane Resources
Spokane County has the highest rate of domestic violence in Washington State. Providence Health Care has awarded the Spokane Regional Domestic Violence Coalition (SRDVC) $154,500 to support the creation and implementation of the End the Violence (ETV) Toolkit for businesses. This last year has heightened the need for such a toolkit. The COVID-19 pandemic has …

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We Believe Survivors

Categories: Other
At YWCA Spokane, We Believe Survivors Spokane, WA – On Thursday, April 8, 2021, The Inlander published the following article by Wilson Criscione, “Law Enforcement Behind The Badge”, available online at The Inlander. As Spokane’s primary service provider to victims of intimate partner domestic violence, YWCA Spokane would like to release the following public statement …

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Navigating DSHS Resources with YWCA Spokane Staff

Categories: Advocacy, Impact
Written by Emily Stohr, YWCA Spokane CSO Advocate Navigating DSHS Resources with YWCA Spokane Staff At YWCA Spokane, we provide Community Service Office Advocates (CSO) who work closely with clients receiving TANF assistance (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families). The CSO advocates help clients learn about support offered through YWCA Spokane, how to navigate TANF and …

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Supporter Highlight: Jean

Categories: Community, Donations, Impact
JEAN, you make an incredible difference. DonationS received Over the past few months, the YWCA Spokane community of staff, volunteers, and clients have joyously recieved many pieces of artwork from Jean Rice. Jean, pictured to the right, donated a collection of prints to YWCA Spokane. Jean hoped for the prints to be hung in our …

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Intimate Partner Violence vs. Domestic Violence

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training, Get Involved, Impact, Spokane Resources
Both legally and within YWCA Spokane’s operations, there is a difference between Intimate Partner Violence and Domestic Violence While they may appear to be the same thing, and certainly have much overlap, Domestic Violence and Intimate Partner Violence are two different terms with different meanings. Domestic Violence is violence that takes place within a household …

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