help save lives
Our programs rely on the committed support of our caring and compassionate volunteers. In addition to ongoing support from staff, each program offers training to provide you with the specific skills needed to carry out your role. Below is a listing of our programs with a brief description of volunteer opportunities.
advocacy for children in court
The Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program trains volunteers to advocate on behalf of abused and neglected children in the child welfare system. This program served 240,000 children nationally—including 799 in Clark County—in 2008/09.
self-sufficiency for youth
Our Independent Living Skills (ILS) Program helps youth in foster care prepare for life on their own through education, training, counseling, and resources with funding for educational opportunities.
resources for women offenders
The Women Offenders Rehabilitation through Training and Help (WORTH) Program prepares incarcerated women for a smooth transition back into their communities by providing advocacy, support,
early childhood education
Our Y’s Care Children’s Program provides early childhood education and nurturing care for homeless, transitional, and low-income children.
healing from sexual assault
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, therapy, and community and prevention outreach.
safety from domestic violence
Our SafeChoice Domestic Violence Program provides shelter, support groups, legal advocacy, prevention outreach, bilingual and LGBTQ services, and counseling to victims and survivors of domestic and intimate partner violence.
Our Social Change Program offers a framework for empowering and supporting community members as they deal with issues related to racism and other forms of oppression. Our workshops and services help foster positive relationships to benefit and strengthen our community.
Please contact Stephanie Barr, Director of Volunteer Development, at
360 906 9112 or email hidden; visit site for full address to find out how you can contribute today.