YWCA ON A MISSION
YWCA Yakima is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. We operate a 24-hour shelter and transitional housing units for victims of domestic violence. We provide crisis, housing and legal advocacy.
You can reach a trained advocate 24 hours a day by calling our crisis line – 509-248-7796.
Domestic Violence Shelter and Advocacy
We operate the largest domestic violence shelter in central Washington.
Housing and Support Services
YWCA Yakima has sixteen apartments on site and has housing advocates working to ensure housing for client, in addition to other needed services.
Persimmon Boutique sells new and gently used items to the community, provides job training and free clothing and accessories to women in need.
Social Justice Committee
YWCA Yakima formed the Social Justice Committee to focus on eliminating racism. SJC has monthly community events and the annual Stand Against Racism