Month: May 2020

YWCA Update – Spring 2020

Shelter, safety planning, referrals and ongoing support are more important now than ever. Staying home is causing increased risk of harm to women and children who are now trapped with abusers, with fewer opportunities to get help. Here and around the world, women who have been able to reach safety or call for help report…read more

Our most urgent need

As a community, we’ve all been doing our very best to help flatten the curve by staying home to stay safeduring the COVID-19 pandemic.  Yet for women and children now trapped in isolation with abusive men, staying home has never been more dangerous. The COVID-19 crisis has created a toxic combination of increased stress, isolation…read more