Eastern Area Services
The YWCA of Greater Cincinnati Eastern Area Services provide much needed programming to Southwestern Ohio, including Adams, Brown and Clermont Counties.
YWCA of Greater Cincinnati-Eastern Area
55 South Fourth Street
Batavia, Ohio 45103
YWCA House of Peace Shelter YWCA Eastern Area Services provides safe protective shelter and necessary supportive services for battered women and their children to move them toward self-sufficiency, independence and freedom from abuse.
Transitional Living Program The YWCA offers short and long-term housing and support for women and their children who have moved beyond an emergency phase and are making the transition to independent living. Transitional housing and services are available for clients leaving the YWCA House of Peace.
Court Advocacy and Sexual Assault Services YWCA Eastern Area Services provides Court Advocacy to domestic violence victims in Adams, Clermont and Brown Counties. The program provides outreach, legal advocacy, support, education and referrals to victims of domestic violence. Court Advocates prepare women for civil and criminal court hearings, assist in the explanation of the legal process, provide court accompaniment, and serve victims and law enforcement. Serving Clermont, Brown and Adams Counties, the YWCA Sexual Assault Program provides 24-hour crisis intervention, TTY accessible hotline assistance and hospital accompaniment, support groups, community outreach, prevention education, and advocacy for sexual assault survivors and the community
The YWCA Amend Batterers' Intervention Program is designed to address the effects of domestic violence and violent behavior through prevention/intervention services that target adult males who engage in violent, abusive and unruly behavior. The Amend mission is to help individuals take responsibility for their actions; to examine and confront the values, beliefs, and attitudes that contribute to violence; and to develop non-violent alternatives for dealing with conflict and managing anger to prevent and reduce violence in the community. Amend addresses male battering on the individual level and demands accountability for abusive behavior.
Provides emergency assistance with food, resources, referrals and information to Clermont County families. Serving the community for over 35 years, the Emergency Assistance Program is open on Monday and Thursday 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The Pantry is closed on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Clients are required to bring a picture i.d. and complete necessary paperwork.
Youth Services- Eastern Area
Teen Choices is a sexuality education program for 7th and 9th graders in Clermont County public schools. The program is comprehensive and abstinence focused. Program goals are to prevent early, unplanned pregnancy, to increase teen awareness of the risks of early sexual involvement, including sexual assault, AIDS, and other sexually transmitted infections, to enable teens to make informed decisions about their sexuality, and to refer teens to other community services if help is needed.
Amend Adolescent Program is a prevention/intervention program for adolescents ages 11-18 involved in or at risk for violent behaviors, including domestic violence, dating violence, gang violence, school violence, and other types of violent or abusive behaviors. The program offers psycho educational group sessions and utilizes cognitive behavioral techniques to help participants make changes in both their thinking and their behavior. The Program has developed a unique curriculum designed to address issues related to violence prevention and anger management including violence and abuse, dating and gang violence, peer relationships, effective communication skills, problem-solving, stress management, cultural diversity, self-awareness and esteem.
Education & Training
Every Child Succeeds (ECS) provides comprehensive case management, home visitation, and child development to families in Hamilton and Clermont Counties. It is a voluntary program that offers support to high-risk first time mothers and their families to help ensure an optimal start for their children.
Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) East is a home-based, family focused program that helps parents provide educational enrichment for their preschool child. HIPPY’s mission is to empower parents as primary educators of their children in the home and to foster parental involvement in school and community life to maximize the chances of successful early school experiences. By supporting parents, HIPPY’s primary goal is to increase vulnerable children’s success in school and, ultimately, in life.
Recognition & Advocacy
The YWCA Circle of Women attempts to facilitate the ability of the YWCA Eastern Area to continue and expand their services in Adams, Brown and Clermont Counties by enhancing the financial base to service delivery. The Circle of Women serve as table captains inviting friends, family, and associates who are interested in furthering the mission of the YWCA through their donations. Attendees learn about the services of the YWCA through inspiring women and the voices of program participants.
The Annual Karen and Warren Haug Scholarship recognizes the accomplishments of an outstanding female student pursuing post secondary education who has attended a school in the counties our agency serves.