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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

Residential Programs

Domestic Violence Shelter Service
Springfield
Hotline: 800-796-8711 (TTV), 413-733-7100 (TTV)

  • 58 Bed emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children
  • 24 hour hotline for victims of domestic violence

Teen Parenting Program (TPP)

The YWCA of Western Massachusetts Teen Parent Programs (TPP) are voluntary programs for young women ages 13-20 who are pregnant or parenting. The TPP programs empower its residents to grow personally, pursue an education, and develop parenting and life skills. The programs can keep residents for up to two years and address the many obstacles that prevent them from successfully living in their communities with their families, or in a home setting, by focusing on the residents developing the necessary skills to function effectively. 

The TPP programs are a closed referral process by which either DCF or DTA can make. If you would like more information on how to get a referral please call 413-732- 3121 ext. 147.

Supportive Housing Project
Springfield
413-732-3121

  • 20 apartments for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and/or dating violence

 

 

Downloadable PDFs
http://www.ywworks.org/pdf/SHP-Application.pdf
http://www.ywworks.org/pdf/SHP-Certification.pdf
http://www.ywworks.org/pdf/SHP-Instructions.pdf
http://www.ywworks.org/pdf/SHP-Reference-Form.pdf

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