General Information
1.888.292.1912 (Toll-free)

YWCA Seneca
1118 Fifth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.


BABES Network - YWCA

A peer support program for women and families affected by HIV.

BABES Network’s mission is to reduce isolation, promote self-empowerment, enhance the quality of life and serve the needs of women living with HIV and their families through outreach, peer support, advocacy, and education.

Each year, more than 220 HIV-positive women receive peer support from HIV-positive peer advocates through:

  • One-on-one peer counseling
  • Non-Medical Case Management
  • Support groups
  • Educational forums
  • Advocacy
  • BABES Talking Quarterly Newsletter
  • Social events and retreats

BABES Network-YWCA serves HIV-positive women and their families in Washington state. To do an intake with one of our peer counselors, call us at 206.720.5566 or toll free at 1.888.292.1912.

Support Groups
HIV-positive women's support groups are held every Thursday, noon to 2 p.m. Co-ed heterosexual support groups for women and men who identify as heterosexual and their negative partners are held once a month from 6 to 8 p.m. Call for more details, 206.720.5566.

Support Groups
Call for details.
  • HIV-positive women's support group: Every Thursday, Noon - 2 p.m.
  • Heterosexual support group for men, women and negative partners: Last Wednesday of each month, 6:30 - 8 p.m.