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Adapt and thrive

Monday, May 4, 2020

Science, technology, engineering, and math skills can bridge gaps in education and employment – and now, they’re keeping children connected to both their friends and their futures. Thanks to a partnership with STEM Kids NYC, YWCA Dayton is able to offer coding classes free of charge and 100 percent online to children in our domestic… Continue Reading Adapt and thrive

Helping the whole family heal

Friday, May 1, 2020

Nearly 50 percent of domestic violence victims have delayed leaving their abuser out of fear of harm to their pets, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Thanks to partnerships like the Safe Pets Program, survivors entering YWCA Dayton’s domestic violence shelters don’t have to make the unthinkable choice between their safety or their… Continue Reading Helping the whole family heal

Safety superheroes

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Referencing the CDC’s most recent recommendation to use face coverings in the fight against coronavirus, Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton recently said, “I need your help, Ohio. I need you to wear both a cape and a mask now.” On any given day, upwards of 100 women and children are cared for… Continue Reading Safety superheroes

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

Need help? It starts with a call.

If you are in immediate need of assistance, call 911.

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