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Women’s Services

Acting as a catalyst for change

We take pride in our wide variety of services intended to help women succeed and thrive – no matter what circumstances they are in.

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Women & Children Saved

Carolyn’s House

A supportive housing program for homeless women and children operated by the YWCA of the Niagara Frontier


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Safe Dwelling

The YWCA of the Niagara Frontier operates a nine-bed crisis housing facility for domestic violence victims.

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Scholarships

We are proud to offer scholarship programs through the Munk/Human Scholarship to women returning to secondary education.


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  • Each month, we respond to 80 calls to our domestic violence and rape crisis hotlines
  • Every year, we provide shelter to nearly 100 domestic violence victims and their children who have fled their homes
  • Every year, we provide safety planning and counseling to 325 domestic violence victims
  • Every week, one of our rape crisis advocates accompanies a traumatized rape victim to a local emergency room and continues to counsel and advocate for as long as assistance is needed
  • Four days of every week, we accompany domestic violence victims to court and provide ongoing advocacy and support