Your Contributions Make a Difference: YWCA Northeast Indiana

YWCA Northeast Indiana is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.

In the past 6 months they’ve been able to serve between 70 to 80 individuals at their domestic violence shelter, but additional space is always needed – showcasing that domestic violence services are vital to the community. They’ve also recently held a 3-part educational series on the gender wage gap and pay equity as well as facilitated a variety of diversity, implicit bias, and racial justice trainings.

YWCA partnered with Domestic Violence taskforce in Whitley County to organize and facilitate Domestic Violence Awareness activities. You might have seen the Chalk It Up event right here in Columbia City!

The case management Community Programs provided through YWCA provides clients with healthy relationship education and connects them with community resources that aide them in being able to transition from crisis to self-sufficiency over time. The education and resources provided through YWCA allows clients to surrounded with support and empowers them to know they deserve a healthy relationship.

YWCA provides vital resources to all of Northeast Indiana – even right here in Whitley County! When a local woman’s life was turned upside down due to her abuser, YWCA was able to provide help. Her case manager assisted her in locating an apartment, file for a protective order, and empowered her in the court room. Today she has a part-time job, volunteers, seeks counseling to heal from her past experiences, and meets with a case manager to talk about healthy relationships.

If you want to support or continue to support this valuable resource to Whitley County click the link below.

How does your support benefit YWCA?

A weekly gift of $1.00 would provide YWCA with 208 answered crisis calls for victims of domestic violence.

A weekly gift of $5.00 would provide YWCA with 1 Healthy Relationship Group in the Whitley County Jail.

A weekly gift of $15.00 would provide YWCA with 1 gas card per week for a Whitley County family needing access to transportation.

Remember, your contributions make a difference! 

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