Mission Moment – Safe Shelter

Categories: Get Involved, Learn With Us
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 adults and 95 dependents were accommodated with a hotel room. Our shelter provides a safe …

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Mission Moment – Safe Shelter and CHOICES

Categories: Community, Impact
Fostering Community at YWCA Safe Shelter It would be hard to talk about YWCA Spokane’s Safe Shelter without talking to Melanie Wilson, Shelter Resource Coordinator, who has been with the agency for over 22 years. When Melanie first started with the agency, she was providing childcare at the shelter. She soon noticed that the shelter …

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Safe Shelter at Capacity

Categories: Donations, Other
YWCA Spokane’s Emergency Safe Shelter Has Been at Capacity Nearly All of 2021 Rather than turn survivors away when the shelter is full, YWCA advocates rely on hotel availability to fulfill our commitment to finding safe locations where survivors can escape dangerous abuse situations. This is an expensive and imperfect solution with an average cost …

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YWCA Spokane Safe Shelter Welcomes Tutor

Categories: Community, Get Involved, Success Stories
Like all of Spokane’s homeless service providers, YWCA Spokane has had to adapt and adjust to additional barriers that have been created by the COVID-19 pandemic. One of those challenges, and something that affects our most vulnerable, was the remote learning return to school in September. In response, we felt it necessary to hire additional …

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Thank you to the AKC Humane Fund For Your Continued Support!

Categories: Advocacy, Awards, Community, Donations, Impact, Other
Thank you to the AKC Humane Fund for your grant to benefit YWCA Spokane’s Shelter for Domestic Violence Survivors Program! Because of their amazing support, YWCA Spokane’s Shelter for Domestic Violence Survivors will continue to provide survivors with food and shelter in a safe environment! The AKC Humane Fund gift makes a major impact in the …

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