Domestic Violence Advocacy

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Free and confidential advocacy services for survivors of domestic violence throughout Seattle and King County. Programs include community-based advocates and support groups for women, including specialized groups for women of color.

YWCA's Domestic Violence (DV) Advocacy programs protect the safety of survivors through community advocacy programs, support groups, and training for service providers. Advocates can assist with safety planning, referrals for food, clothing, and housing resources, and limited financial assistance.

Community-based advocates are located at DSHS Community Service offices in Belltown, Capitol Hill, Rainier, North Seattle, Auburn, Kent, and Federal Way, and can also meet clients in safe areas. Spanish-speaking advocates are also available.

DV Support Groups

We also offer weekly support groups for DV survivors, including specialized groups for African American and Spanish-speaking women. All meetings locations are confidential; please call us for details.

All Women
Covington - 1st and 3rd Monday, 1 – 2:30 p.m. (Call 206.375.1078)

African American Women
Seattle - Monday, 6 – 8 p.m. (Call 206.375.1078)

Women of Color
South King County - Thursday, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. (Call 206.794.3547)

Spanish-Speaking Women
Federal Way - Thursday, Noon – 1:30 p.m. (Call 206.375.1078)
Kent - Friday, 10 – 11 a.m. (Call 206.799.6209)

Eligibility & Enrollment
  • Have recently or currently fled a DV situation
  • Live or reside in Seattle or South King County

Services Offered

DV Advocacy

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RESCHEDULED: 2020 Seattle Inspire Luncheon

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12:00 pm
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Important: the 2020 Seattle Inspire Luncheon has been rescheduled for Thursday, September 10. The event will still be at the Westin Seattle, with keynote speaker Valerie Jarrett. Tickets already purchased for the original date will be transferred to the new date automatically.

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In a review of Snohomish County community milestones and events from 2019, Lynnwood Today looks back on the Allstate Foundation's $20,000 donation to YWCA to assist local shelters that house women who have been victims of domestic abuse, as well as YWCA's open house for Aunt Bette’s Place Community Center, celebrating its one-year anniversary.