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 40-Hour Domestic Violence Training Course Offered  Oct 1st -Nov 1st 2014 (Monterey)


Completion of the YWCA's 40-hour Domestic Violence Training Course allows you to provide direct advocacy and assistance to survivors of domestic violence. Our next course will be offered from October 1st through November 1st at Monterey Peninsula College. Register online here, but hurry; enrollment is limited. Course information and schedule here.

Interested in Making a Real Difference in the Lives of Women and Children Survivors of Domestic Violence?  Join Our Counseling Team!  

The YWCA is currently recruiting bilingual/bicultural therapy interns and associate social workers to provide trauma-informed bilingual (Spanish) pre-licensed marriage and family counseling services to women and children survivors of domestic violence and victims of crime.We offer group clinical supervision, training, very flexible hours and a positive team-oriented work culture.  Learn more here.

Help Women/Children in our Domestic Violence Shelter Rebuild their Lives with a Gift from our Shelter Wish List!

When a woman comes to our shelter, she may expect little more than a gymnasium with a few cots.  Instead, they find a home.  Your gift helps survivors of domestic violence get back on their feet, quickly and easily. Thank you, for caring about some of the most vulnerable members of our community. To learn more about the products and services most needed for the women and children at our Lawson Emergency Shelter, click here 

YWCA Monterey County Recruits Four to Serve on Board of Directors


The YWCA announces that four new members were elected to its Board of Directors.  The Board is led by university educator and consultant, Anne Sanchez. The new directors are Willette Jones, Own, Salinas State Farm Insurance, Salinas; Clarissa Perez, Career Services Advisor, Heald College; Mairbel Roque, Marketing Consultant, Clear Channel Media + Entertainment; and Rose Vasquez, Health Program Coordinator, Monterey County Health Department. Learn more about our new Directors here. 

K-Mozart Helps Domestic Violence Survivors Connect with YWCA Services Through PSA Donation

K-Mozart 95.1/95.9, the Central Coast's only classical music radio station, has generously donated four weeks of PSA airtime to the YWCA Monterey County. Reaching thousands of Monterey County listeners daily, this greatly appreciated service will allow us to connect with many survivors of domestic violence find the safe, confidential services she needs to keep her and her children safe and free of violence. Thank you so much, K-Mozart, for caring about some of Monterey County's most vulnerable residents - women and children survivors of domestic violence.  Listen to the PSA here.


YWCA Monterey County • 236 Monterey Street • Salinas, CA 93901
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