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Women’s Residence Program

The YWCA Women’s Residence Program provides safe, affordable, supportive transitional and permanent housing to single women and mothers whose lives have been impacted by domestic abuse, substance abuse, incarceration, mental illness or other challenges.

While maintaining housing, each Women’s Residence member is also assigned to a case manager.

Case managers aid women in:

  • Managing Finances
  • Gaining a Stable Lifestyle
  • Reaching Individual Goals
  • Career Development
  • Resolving Conflicts Positively
  • Increasing Social Skills
  • Developing Parent Skills
  • Becoming Self-Sufficient
  • Making Healthy Decisions and Choices
  • Becoming More Independent

Case managers do this by offering the following services: (Services offered through the YWCA include but are not limited to):

  • Rental Assistance
  • Housing Placement
  • Career Counseling
  • Life Skills Training
  • Women of Worth (DV Support Group)
  • Domestic Violence Individual Counseling
  • NA Meetings
  • Referral Services
Program Features:



  • Scheduled weekly meetings-additional meetings on an as needed basic
  • Assistance with individualized/person centered service
  • Referrals made to meet the needs of each woman and her children
  • Trauma Informed Care Services


  • Safe, structured, and affordable housing to women and their children
  • Fifty-five units; one, two and three bedroom furnished and unfurnished apartments
  • 20 independent living units in partnership with Housing Visions

Additional programs offered to residential women:

  • First Step Program
  • Women to Work Program
  • My Sister’s Closet

For more information call the YWCA Women’s Residence at (315) 471-9480