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YWCA Clark County has seven programs focused on providing critical resources and assistance to community members in need and fostering our mission to eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Learn more about each program—and how your support helps us all thrive.
Sexual Assault Program
Our Sexual Assault Program provides 24-hour legal, medical, and emotional support to victims of sexual assault and their families. We also offer advocacy, support groups, counseling, community outreach, and education opportunities.
The SafeChoice and SafeChoice LGBTQ Programs advocate for, educate, and support those affected by domestic violence. We strive to collaborate with our community partners to present the most helpful resources, information, and education about domestic violence. With multiple services and offerings, and staff in four different locations, our reach is wide.
Court Appointed Special Advocate
Become a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for abused or neglected children through the Clark County CASA Program a national program administered for our county through YWCA Clark County.
Independent Living Skills Program
The Independent Living Skills (ILS) Program assists youth and young adults successfully transition from state-supported care to independent living within our community. Education, resources, and advocacy allow program participants to define and achieve their goals.
The WORTH Program relies on caring, supportive volunteers, and community resources and referrals to provide support and encouragement to women incarcerated in the Clark County Corrections Center. Volunteers offer support through companionship and conversation to clients during weekly visits to the facility.
Y’s Care Children’s Program
We aspire to make a positive impact in our community by providing high-quality preschool education to children and families from homeless, transitioning, or low-income circumstances through our Y’s Care Children’s Program. Children 2½ to 5 years old are welcome in our program that provides a safe environment and year-round open enrollment for up to 20 participants.
Social Change Program
The Social Change Program is dedicated to preventing racism and other forms of oppression in our community through education and support. By increasing youth civic engagement to eliminate racism and oppression, we can create respectful school environments and build inclusive communities. When we engage in the most challenging conversations we create amazing opportunities for growth and change together.