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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
800.223.5001

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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I Can Help

EACH ACT OF SUPPORT HONORS THE VALUE OF WOMEN'S LIVES

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.

About Our Agency

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

Think you know the YWCA?

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.

24 HOUR
domestic violence/
sexual assault hotline
(413) 733 - 7100 (TTY/V)
(800) 796 - 8711 (TTY/V)
Llamanos
Spanish-language
(800) 223 - 5001
24 HOUR
domestic violence/
sexual assault hotline
Llamanos
Spanish-language

Program Directors

Community support programs

Jessica Hernandez, LCSW, Director of Survivor Community Support Programs

  • Mary Mahan, Direct Care Supervisor, DVSA Services
  • Danielle Petrangelo, Senior SAFEPLAN Advocate, SAFEPLAN Program

HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Amber Estelle, MSW, LCSW, Director of Human Trafficking Services

Parent and Youth Support Services

Dalila Cardona, MSW, LCSW, Director of Youth & Parent Services

  • Kelvin Baldwin, Direct Care Supervisor, Supervised Visitation Program

Residential Programs

Asia Bradford, Director of Adult Residential Programs

  • Yhidda Ocasio, DVSS Assistant Program Director 
  • Doris Gonzalez, SHP Property Manager & Direct Care Supervisor 

Lisandra Maysonet, Director of Teen Residential Programs 

  • Darryll Roberts, HTPP Director 
  • Sharifa Forbes, HTPP Direct Care Supervisor 

Workforce Development

Jenniefer Murphy, MS, Vice President of Workforce Development

  • Charles Dustin, Construction Manager
  • Candace Griffith, Workforce Development Program Supervisor   

  Administration 

Bridgette Mulville, Executive Assistant and Board Liaison 

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