End The Violence 2019

Sep 24, 2019 Comments Off on End The Violence 2019

Spokane Unites To Stop Domestic Violence Domestic violence is an epidemic in Spokane County. In fact, according to the Spokane Regional Health District, we have the highest reported rates of domestic violence in Washington: more than 3,900 confirmed victims each year (though the number of unreported victims may be as…


YWCA Spokane’s Safe Shelter Welcomes Pets

Apr 15, 2019 Comments Off on YWCA Spokane’s Safe Shelter Welcomes Pets

At Our Shelter, We Recognize Pets As A Part Of Your Family! For nearly 20 years, YWCA Spokane’s domestic violence safe shelter has provided a safe place for domestic violence survivors and their pets while connecting them to community resources. Aligned with federal Pet and Women Safety (PAWS) Act, our…


Family Trauma Selected As Spokane’s Top Concern

Jul 12, 2018 Comments Off on Family Trauma Selected As Spokane’s Top Concern

Spokane recently conducted a Spokane County Community Needs Assessment, conducted in collaboration with Priority Spokane and the Community Health Assessment Board (CHAAB), and the Spokane Regional Health District. The community needs assessment process resulted in the following top 3 data-based priorities for Spokane County: Reduce impacts of family trauma and…


Domestic Violence Fact vs Myths

Oct 6, 2017 Comments Off on Domestic Violence Fact vs Myths

There are many common myths about domestic violence. This October, during Domestic Violence Action Month, YWCA Spokane will debunk some of these myths to help End The Silence that so often surrounds domestic violence.  Consider sharing these facts online and with loved ones to help educate and spread awareness about domestic…