Types Of Domestic Violence Abuse

Categories: Education and Training, Get Involved, Spokane Resources
What are some types of abuse that can happen in domestic violence relationships? While each case is unique, abusers use a range of abusive behavior to control their patterns including physical, emotional, psychological, sexual, financial, and spiritual abuse. Often, it is difficult to identify various forms of abuse, particularly when they are indirect or not …

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Domestic Violence Fact vs Myths

Categories: Education and Training, Get Involved
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 violence. PRINT & SHARE DV …

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Nevertheless She Persisted

Categories: Community, Donations, Get Involved, Impact
YWCA Spokane thrives because of the giving nature of community members looking to make a difference. Meet Natalie Bancroft, a Spokane photographer who owns Natalie Bee Photography, and provides physical and emotional support as a Doula. Usually, her lens is pointed toward expecting mothers or newborn, wrinkly-faced babies, but recently Natalie set aside her camera …

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End The Silence – A Community Effort

Categories: Community, Get Involved
YWCA Spokane would like to thank our amazing community partners for standing with us to End The Silence with domestic violence during Domestic Violence Action Month this October. We have received an overwhelmingly positive response from the community. So many of you have taken the pledge to show victims of domestic violence they are not …

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Jill Is One Of Many

Categories: Success Stories
IT TOOK ME 12 YEARS TO LEAVE HIM. “I married young and had 4 kids with a man I loved. I had a family I chose to dedicate my life to. He became my foundation after my parents’ divorce and my mom’s accident. “I didn’t recognize all the signs. They started so small and built …

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