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Walk-in client supply closet provides hope for those in need

Friday, April 2, 2021

Spring is a time for refreshing spaces and reevaluating habits. At YWCA Dayton, we’re constantly looking for opportunities to better serve our clients who come to us seeking short- and long-term care. As one of the only social service agencies in the Dayton area to remain open 24/7 during the COVID-19 pandemic, not only were we able to maintain our full range of services, but we also saw our team rise to the occasion, developing ways to improve standard practices, despite the challenging… Continue Reading Walk-in client supply closet provides hope for those in need

One year later: crisis hotline sees a shift in calls during the COVID-19 pandemic

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

It’s been a year since COVID-19 was declared a public health emergency by the World Health Organization, and while many things have changed, one thing remains the same – our mission and commitment to caring for women and children across the Miami Valley. One of the areas of our organization most impacted by the pandemic… Continue Reading One year later: crisis hotline sees a shift in calls during the COVID-19 pandemic

HomeShare program expanding to Preble County

Monday, September 14, 2020

YWCA Dayton is expanding one of its longstanding supportive housing programs into Preble County. HomeShare is a two-year transitional housing and supportive services program that helps survivors of domestic violence and/or sexual assault achieve permanent safety and stability as they move from emergency shelter to independent living. For more than 12 years, this program has… Continue Reading HomeShare program expanding to Preble County

Title IX rollbacks harmful to survivors

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Despite a year of a year of significant opposition from civil rights groups, educational institutions, and survivor advocacy organizations like YWCA Dayton, the U.S. Department of Education announced a rule that will substantially weaken Title IX, rolling back important protections for student survivors of sexual harassment and assault. “The new Title IX rules and regulations… Continue Reading Title IX rollbacks harmful to survivors

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