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Pizza with a purpose

Monday, June 1, 2020

Across the country, officials have encouraged residents to stay home to protect themselves and others from COVID-19. But for domestic violence victims – the vast majority of whom are women, children, and LGTBQ+ individuals – home is not a safe space. In rural communities especially, women are 10% more likely to experience abusive relationships, and… Continue Reading Pizza with a purpose

YW launches virtual support groups for survivors

Friday, May 15, 2020

Social distancing doesn’t mean support stops. Thanks to a partnership with RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network), YWCA Dayton’s newest offering is an online HelpRoom that provides weekly opportunities for survivors of sexual violence to receive virtual support. Entirely text-chat based, participants can enter the group “room” through any Internet-connected device and speak with… Continue Reading YW launches virtual support groups for survivors

Statement on COVID-19 Coronavirus

Friday, March 13, 2020

This post will be continually updated to reflect the latest information. Updated: 07.02.20 If you, or someone you know, is experiencing domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, or human trafficking, we’re always here. 24/7 Crisis Hotline: 937-222-SAFE. According to the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, 1.42 million people use an emergency shelter or transitional housing program… Continue Reading Statement on COVID-19 Coronavirus

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24/7 Crisis & Domestic Violence Hotline: 937-222-SAFE (7233)