What We Do
For over 100 years, the YWCA South Hampton Roads has strengthened social movements that eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, and dignity for all through advocacy, local programming, and services.
YWCA offers comprehensive support services for those affected by violence including shelter, advocacy, medical accompaniment, and respite childcare.
YWCA provides crisis short-term and long-term counseling to victims, significant others, and other friends/family members affected by the violence.
YWCA works to initiate social action and advocacy activities to eradicate racism and improve socio-economic conditions for all people.
Specialized training on interpersonal violence awareness and risk reduction are available for area schools, universities, military, and the community.