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YWCA of San Diego County empowers women, men, and children to break the cycle of domestic violence and homelessness, and achieve self-sufficiency. Through Becky’s House®, Passages and Cortez Hill Family Center, our programs and services enable families to recover from trauma, improve their economic status, find permanent housing, and ultimately transform their lives. more


YWCA relies on philanthropic and community support to sustain our critical programs and services. Your gift can help women, men, and children overcome domestic violence and homelessness.

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men experience domestic violence in their lifetime. Join us — step up and stand against this critical community issue. Walk a Mile in Her Shoes encourages you to help end domestic violence, while raising funds for YWCA of San Diego County and our Becky’s House® domestic violence program.

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Tribute to Dan McKinney

With profound sadness, YWCA of San Diego County announces the passing of Daniel G. McKinney, longtime advocate, donor, and volunteer of YWCA. For more than 25 years, Dan McKinney and his wife, Violet “Vi” McKinney,” have enabled our local community and countless women, men, and children to survive, and ultimately thrive.

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Free Legal Services for Domestic Violence Victims

Free, confidential support is available to victims of domestic violence, including women, men, and children. Services include restraining orders, divorce, child custody and visitation, paternity, and more. Walk-ins and scheduled appointments are accepted.

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