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If you need immediate assistance please call our 24-hr. toll-free crisis line at 877.718.1868. If you need legal advocacy: 847.470.5052.

Domestic Violence

We strive to ensure that all survivors of domestic violence who turn to us find the safety and support they need to take the next step to break free from abuse.

We provide an environment that is safe, welcoming, and meets survivors wherever they are in their journey. We help survivors increase their access to economic resources and legal protections. And we help them strengthen their emotional capacity to address the many complex issues they will face in recovering from the traumatic effects of violence and financial abuse, and rebuilding their lives.

All services for survivors are free and confidential.

If you or someone you know needs help, call 877-718-1868 (toll free).

A Survivor's Story

Sarah tells her story of how staying at our domestic violence shelter changed the course of her life.

YWCA Domestic Violence Services

YWCA's were among the first organizations to found shelters for survivors of domestic violence.

MAKE A DONATION

You can impact individuals across our communities by giving to YWCA.
Your gift provides domestic violence services, financial education, job training, and racial equity workshops. Your gift means women, children, and families will get the support they need to move forward. Your gift means hope for the future.
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