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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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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

Workforce Development

YWCA YouthBuild Springfield
Springfield: 413-732-3121, ext 137

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HiSET preparation and job skills training program for young adults ages 16-24

  • HiSET classes and testing
  • Skills training
  • Work Readiness training
  • Leadership development
  • Job shadowing/Internships
  • Career planning
  • Job Placement

FREE Program!
Students get paid for their training!
Program runs approximately 10 months with 1 year of follow-up services
Enrollment generally occurs in January, so applications should be received by the end of December.

To apply:

  • Call 413-732-3121, ext 137
  • Email srickis@ywworks.org
  • Pick up an application:
    Mon-Fri  9am - 4pm
    1 Clough St
    Springfield, MA

Workforce Development for Young Adults
Springfield: 413-732-3121, ext 108

Job skills training program for young adults ages 17-24

  • Work Readiness training
  • Job shadowing/Internships
  • Leadership development
  • Career planning
  • Job Placement
  • Case management

To apply:

  • Call 413-732-3121, ext 108
  • Pick up an application:

Mon-Fri  9am - 4pm

1 Clough St

Springfield, MA

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