BENEFITING: YWCA Evanston/North Shore
ORGANIZER: YWCA Evanston/North Shore
We all know someone who has been affected by domestic violence. It could be a friend, a sister or a neighbor. Statistics show that 1 in 4 women will be affected by domestic violence in her lifetime, more than breast cancer, ovarian cancer and lung cancer combined!
YWCA Evanston/North Shore is the only comprehensive residential domestic violence service provider in the northeastern Chicago metropolitan area. Focusing on immediate responses and long-term solutions to domestic violence, services are multi-faceted and each fills a critical need in helping women break free from violence, heal and go on to lead self- sufficient lives services include:
- crisis intervention
- emergency shelter for women and their children
- community-based counseling
- long-term supportive housing for survivors
- legal advocacy
- medical advocacy
- financial literacy education
- relationship violence prevention
- batterer intervention program
Your donation provides help these services to the over 800 women and children we serve annually.