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Healing Pathways Domestic Violence Program

The YWCA has long advocated for the health and safety of women and girls. We pioneered the first safe residence and child care center in the nation, and YWCA is the largest provider of battered women's shelters and domestic violence services in the country, serving over 500,000 women and children annually.

Healing Pathways Domestic Violence Program

If you are in an abusive relationship take the first step toward a better life by calling our 24 hour crisis line at: 1-866-YES-YWCA or click on live chat to talk one on one to a counselor now!


Domestic Violence affects 1 out of every 4 women at some point in their life. Each year nearly 1500 women and children find safe shelter and the help they need to rebuild their livesat the YWCA  The YWCA North Central Indiana is the largest provider of domestic violence services in our community and provides both residential and non-residential services. In addition to our shelter in St. Joseph County non-residential domestic violence counseling is available to Elkhart County woman at our Elkhart office. Click here for our program brochure.    




"Coming to the YWCA shelter was the best decision I ever made...it saved my life." read more.