Program Statistics

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2015 Program Statistics

YWCA of Central Alabama is working every day to eliminate racism and empower women. We serve women, children and families in adverse circumstances, whether they live in poverty or in fear for their lives. YWCA meets critical needs by providing child care, domestic violence services, affordable housing and social justice programming.

Here's a look at how YWCA of Central Alabama changed lives in 2015:

Child Development

  • provided 14,731 days of care to 110 children in the child development program for children of homeless and low-income families
  • served 79 homeless children with 2,865 days of academic programs and tutoring through the After-School Enrichment program
  • distributed 3,736 toys and clothing items to 467 children ages newborn to 18 through Santa's Workshop

Domestic Violence

  • provided 13,048 nights of safety for 212 adults and 209 children in two shelters and responded to 2,740 calls to the Crisis Line (205.322.4878)
  • guided 4,484 victims through the courts and provided legal services to 458 survivors 
  • taught 1,327 students about healthy dating relationships
  • delivered safe visitation and exchange services to 288 men, women and children 


  • provided 80,707 nights of safe, affordable housing to 300 low-income individuals and 6,410 nights of shelter to homeless families
  • delivered 14,457 nights of transitional housing to 43 adults and 38 children in 26 apartments
  • 37 low-income elderly and special needs individuals resided 12,269 nights in permanent housing
  • served 450 adults and children from the Woodlawn community through arts, educational and healthy lifestyle programs

Social Justice

  • 42 AmeriCorps members contributed 83,697 hours of service to the YWCA, our partner agencies and the community
  • equipped 483 youth to break down barriers and build bridges through leadership programs
  • advocated for fair lending practices at rallies reaching nearly 400 community members and policymakers
  • awarded 1,140 people 8,834 free clothing items and provided 171 prom dresses to girls in need