eliminating racism
empowering women


The YWCA Yakima is the largest provider of domestic violence services in Yakima County and provides the only shelter in the City of Yakima. In addition, the YWCA Yakima offers the first affordable housing specific to families who are homeless as a result of domestic violence.

The primary focuses of the YWCA Yakima are: Empowering Women and Girls; Building Self-Sufficient Women; Eliminating Family Violence; Embracing Diversity; Eliminating Racism; and Maximizing Partnerships.