For women and children escaping domestic violence, Becky’s House offers a safe haven for victims to improve their economic status, achieve self-sufficiency and ultimately transform their lives. The program encompasses a 24-hour domestic violence hotline, an emergency shelter and four transitional housing communities along with supportive services including counseling, legal, financial, housing, and employment resources. more
If you or someone you know is facing domestic violence, call our 24-hour hotline at 619.234.3164 or review resources online.
Passages is a 18-month, multi-phase transitional housing program that supports single homeless women in their journey from homelessness to stable housing. The program focuses on career development, counseling, financial literacy training, and case managers who help each woman develop a complete plan that leads to employment and permanent housing. Passages brings about lasting change in the lives of women in crisis and helps them build stronger, more productive futures. more
Cortez Hill Family Center
Cortez Hill Family Center is a 120-day housing program that enables homeless families to regain employment and secure permanent housing while maintaining family unity. The program provides shelter and comprehensive services including legal, counseling, case management and employment services for adults, and special supportive programs for children. more
The YWCA legal team provides assistance with domestic violence related legal matters, such as restraining orders, divorce, child custody, immigration services and child and spousal support. If you or someone you know is in need of legal assistance, visit one of our free walk-in legal clinics. First come, first serve; no appointment is necessary. more
The YWCA counseling team provides services on a sliding fee scale and focuses on areas such as relationships, trauma, grief, loss, addictions, anxiety, and depression. Our skilled therapists offer individual counseling with a wide range of therapeutic styles in a caring and supportive environment. Counseling is available for individuals, families, couples and children. more