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Shelter Services

Since 1977, YWCA Dayton has operated a domestic violence shelter for women and children in Montgomery and Preble Counties. YWCA Dayton offers shelter service programs for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking.

YWCA Dayton shelter services offer a wide variety of programming to help women and children improve their personal safety, encourage self-sufficiency and enable women to survive, cope and re-enter the community safely. Services provided include:

  • Emergency shelter
  • Crisis intervention
  • Case management
  • Food, clothing and personal care items
  • Housing support
  • Support and educational groups
  • Individual advocacy
  • Goal planning
  • Follow-up and referrals
  • Safety planning