Raise Your Voice, Share Your STORY

Categories: Community, Grants, Impact
Written by Teresa Dixon, Women’s Opportunity Center Services Manager For many individuals who have experienced intimate partner domestic violence (IPDV) the longing to share their stories can be a powerful influence in the move toward reclaiming their lives. It is a way to make sense of senseless experiences while also feeling they are contributing to …

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YWCA Offers Women Job Search Support & Mentorship

Categories: Education and Training, Other
When asked how much community members know about YWCA Spokane free programs, most share their awareness of our wrap-around services for domestic violence victims/survivors, including our safe shelter. What many in Spokane are still unfamiliar with is the array of services we offer that focus on women’s economic empowerment, which are provided through our Women’s …

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Thank you to Washington State DSHS BFET Program for their Inspirational Gift!

Categories: Advocacy, Awards, Community, Donations, Get Involved, Impact
Thank you to Washington State DSHS BFET Program for your grant to benefit YWCA Spokane’s Women’s Opportunity Center Because of their amazing support, YWCA Spokane’s Women’s Opportunity Center will be able to provide more programs, classes, and availability for women experiencing domestic violence, homelessness, and/or unemployment. Washington State DSHS Basic Food Employment and Training Program …

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Thank You to Umpqua Bank for Your Major Contribution!

Categories: Advocacy, Awards, Community, Donations, Impact
Thank you to Umpqua Bank for your grant to benefit YWCA Spokane’s Women’s Opportunity Center! Because of their amazing support, YWCA Spokane’s Women’s Opportunity Center can offer more programming to more women in need. Umpqua Bank‘s generosity will make a lasting impact on women and families experiencing unemployment, homelessness, and domestic violence. Their commitment to …

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Expressive Arts For Survivors 2019

Categories: Donations, Education and Training
You Matter and Matter Absolutely Once a week, tucked in the safety of our YWCA building in downtown Spokane, Teresa, a facilitator in YWCA Spokane’s Women’s Opportunity Center, leads a group for women called Expressive Arts Group For Survivors where survivors of intimate partner violence use art as a tool for self-care. With the bright …

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