Client Stories


Julie and Natasha are two of thousands of domestic violence survivors that seek help from YWCA Pierce County every year.

Whether living in our emergency safe shelter or  housing, meeting friends at Insights Support Group, or accessing the Legal Service Program or our Children’s Program, our clients find safety, healing and empowerment during their time at YWCA.

Meet Natasha, mother of a wonderful daughter and a survivor who, through using the services available at the YWCA, was able to rebuild her life with her daughter and find healing and safety through our shelter. 

Meet Julie, mother of two and a survivor of 17 years of intimate partner violence. Hear her story from abuse to empowerment and about her experience with the life-saving services at YWCA Pierce County.