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Support is now available by text

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

From July 2021 through June 2022, Advocates at the YWCA Center for Safety and Empowerment (CSE) answered 2,551 calls to the 24/7 free and confidential helpline. Now, they are adding text messaging to their available services. YWCA Northeast Kansas launched a texting hotline for individuals seeking help and support for domestic violence, sexual violence, stalking,… Continue Reading Support is now available by text

YWCA Youth Services students fly to new heights with STEM+ curriculum

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

The YWCA Kids Quest Before and After School Program recently launched a new STEM+ curriculum that is taking off in schools across Topeka. Flying Classroom, a K-12 digital STEM+ curriculum, is based on the global expeditions of Captain Barrington Irving, a Jamaican-American pilot and educator recognized for being the first and youngest Black man to… Continue Reading YWCA Youth Services students fly to new heights with STEM+ curriculum

Center Survivors during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Friday, October 7, 2022

Each year in October, advocates, survivors, and supporters recognize October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). YWCAs across the nation will be honoring the third week of October as the annual Week Without Violence, when we focus on ending gender-based violence, including domestic violence, intimate partner violence, sexual assault, trafficking, and harassment. We invite you… Continue Reading Center Survivors during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The Work Continues

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

In a primary election that saw historic new voter registrations and turnout, Kansans solidly defeated a ballot initiative that would have stripped women and birthing people of their constitutional right to an abortion. We raised our voices together and said “No.” And so, today, women and birthing people in Kansas maintain a constitutional right to… Continue Reading The Work Continues

You’re Safe Here

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

YWCA Supports LGBTQ+ Survivors  The YWCA Center for Safety and Empowerment supports all survivors, and serves survivors of all gender identities and sexual orientation and identities. Advocates are available 24/7 for anyone experiencing sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking or human trafficking in Northeast Kansas. Advocates can be reached on our FREE and CONFIDENTIAL helpline: 1-888-822-2983. … Continue Reading You’re Safe Here

Woman on a Mission: Mallory Lutz

Monday, June 13, 2022

“Don’t be afraid to speak up. Your voice, and your presence in the room matters just as much as everyone else’s.” -Mallory Lutz Welcome to Mallory Lutz, one of our newest Board Members! Mallory Lutz, a Topeka native and graduate of Washburn University, serves as a lobbyist at Little Government Relations, advocating on behalf of… Continue Reading Woman on a Mission: Mallory Lutz