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the ywca transforms the lives of domestic violence survivors through

safety, healing, and empowerment

we provide safe shelter and comprehensive services for survivors of domestic violence, regardless of gender, gender identity or expression, disability, race or religious affiliation.

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Children's Programs

The YWCA Children's Program offers support for traumatized children, fostering healthy development and reducing their risk of future domestic violence. Through therapy, activities, and family support, they help each child reach their full potential.

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Community Education

YWCA's resource center provides walk-in support for victims of domestic violence. They offer crisis intervention, referrals, safety planning, and help with basic needs like toiletries and transportation.

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Legal Services

YWCA Pierce County's free legal program provides survivors of domestic violence with attorneys and advocates to address civil legal issues stemming from the abuse. This legal support empowers victims to safely leave the relationship and build a violence-free future.

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Safe Shelter

YWCA Pierce County has been a haven for survivors of domestic violence since 1976, providing safe shelter, support services, and individual apartment units for families to heal.

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Support Groups

YWCA Pierce County's Insights Support Groups offer a safe space for survivors of intimate partner violence to heal, connect with peers, and learn coping strategies. Weekly facilitated sessions address abuse identification, healthy relationships, and self-care, empowering survivors on their healing journey.

"Honestly, I have no clue where I would be today if the YWCA wasn't available. But I can tell you that I am now a college graduate with an Associate's Degree. I am now having healthy relationships not only with my friends and family but with myself as well." -YWCA Pierce County Client

Client Stories

YWCA clients share stories of what YWCA Pierce County has done for them.

The YWCA Pierce County cannot do its work without the support of our community. Donors, volunteers, and community partners are all essential to supporting the mission.

Support The YWCA

We serve over 5,000 survivors of domestic violence annually. Donate now or volunteer to help the YWCA provide life-saving services.

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