Women’s History Month

    The YWCA Knoxville is excited to celebrate Women’s History Month! As we move into March, we will pay tribute to the many fascinating ladies who inspire us every day.

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    Keys of Hope Women’s Housing Program

    Learn more about the YWCA Keys of Hope Women’s Housing Program.

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    This program teaches middle school boys about domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, and about how they can help prevent violence against women and girls.

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    With a goal to give young people the tools necessary to overcome obstacles and succeed in school and beyond, the YWCA Knoxville provides evidence-based youth programming that targets underserved K-12 students.

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    Youth Programming

    VAP: Domestic Violence

    The Victim Advocacy Program provides comprehensive victim support, including education, safety planning, and crisis intervention, and addresses the various needs of families.

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    Club W

    With membership fees only $40 per year, Club W offers affordable health and fitness programs for all.

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    Diversity Day

    Thank you to all the sponsors and everyone who participated in our 2015 Diversity Day!

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    Downtown Knoxville
    Volunteer with YWCA

    420 West Clinch Ave.
    Knoxville, TN 37902
    Phone: (865) 523-6126
    Fax: (865) 637-5263

    Phyllis Wheatley Center
    Volunteer with YWCA

    124 S. Cruze Street
    Knoxville, TN 37915
    Phone: (865) 546-0651
    Fax: (865) 522-8095

    YWCA Knoxville

    Your contribution makes a difference in the lives of women who are turning their lives around on the path to self-sufficiency, victims of domestic violence who need help finding safety, young people in need of role models and the tools to make healthy decisions, and our elders who once gave so much to their families and community but now find themselves struggling.

    Strength in Numbers

    In 2014

    The Keys of Hope Women’s Housing Program housed 143 ­women and received 1,295 calls and applications for housing.

    85% of housing residents successfully completing the program moved into permanent housing and continue to maintain self-sufficiency.

    4,788 clients were served through the domestic violence Victim Advocacy Program.

    337 students were served in YWCA youth programs.

    1,651 Club W members received affordable and accessible health and fitness services in a safe environment.