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24-hour domestic violence/sexual assault hotline
413.733.7100 (TTY/V)
800.796.8711 (TTY/V)
Llamanos Spanish-language sexual assault hotline

In 2009, 14 women in Massachusetts were killed in an intimate relationship. In one 24-hour period in 2009, 2,018 victims were served by domestic violence programs in the state. The numbers don’t lie: domestic violence is a deadly problem that’s not going away. That’s why we’re here for you, 24 hours a day, every day, with our domestic violence hotline numbers. So you can get the help you and your children need, when you need it most, to move from being victims to survivors.

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However you contribute, your support benefits individual women and helps the YWCA serve our community.

The YWCA of Western Massachusetts makes it easy for you to make a donation, volunteer, host an intern through your business, or advocate on issues of gender and racial inequality.

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Your YWCA is leading the changes that improve women’s lives

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We might surprise you with our range of services and inspire you with the depth of our commitment to eliminating racism and empowering women.
We’ve helped meet the needs of Western Massachusetts for over 140 years. Today, we’re leading the change in the way our community responds to domestic violence and in the resources available to victims of discrimination. And more than ever, we’re changing women’s lives by helping them reach their fullest potential.

We invite you to know us better. Get involved.

domestic violence/
sexual assault hotline
(413) 733 - 7100 (TTY/V)
(800) 796 - 8711 (TTY/V)
(800) 223 - 5001
domestic violence/
sexual assault hotline
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