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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.

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.

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

August is National Family Fun Month!

Summer is coming to a close, but the fun doesn't have to end! 

August is National Family Fun Month, so be sure to spend time together. 

Here are some local activities to keep up the fun together!


Heritage Park- East Longmeadow

Baseball diamond, picnic area, playgroud, pond, soccer field  

Open dusk to dawn

3 Dearborn Street, East Longmeadow, MA 01028 (Walking distance from Clough)

Westfield Parks

Stanley Park

300 beautiful acres of gardens, picnic areas and playing fields. Open to the public daily without charge from May to November

400 Western Ave, Westfield, MA 01085     16 minutes (Bus R10)



Municipal Playgroud on Greylock Street  (.8 miles walking)

Chapman Playground on St. Paul Street  (1.1 miles walking)

Park open from dawn to dusk

Spray Pad hours 10:30 am-8:00am June-September

Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult


Holyoke Parks

Springdale Park

Thirty acres of sports fields, walking paths, play structures for 3-5 yrs and 5-12 yrs.

Swings, large water spray pad.

844 Main Street, Holyoke, MA 01040 (Walking distance 1.3 miles)


Roland Pouliot Pool

575 Maple Street (Walking distance .5 miles)

Public swimming pool open July 1-mid August   

Free to use

Call 413-322-5620 for more information


Pulaski Park

536 Dwight St, Holyoke, MA, 01040

Shaded walkways , benches, large water spray area 15 minutes (Bus R24)

Being redesigned to house a skatepark


Community Field

Community Field Rd, Holyoke, MA 01040 (Walking distance 1.2 miles)

Two large playscape structures, picnic tables, a pavilion, hiking and walking trails.

Large recreational area

Enclosed dog park 

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