Program Statistics

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2017 Program Statistics

YWCA Central Alabama is working every day to eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. 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 Central Alabama changed lives in 2017:

Child Development

  • provided 14,605 days of care to 112 children in the child development program for children of homeless and low-income families
  • delivered 4,104 days of academic and enrichment activities to 83 children in our after school and summer programs 
  • distributed 4,512 toys and gifts to 564 children through Santa's Workshop
  • trained 10 single mothers as certified vision assistants and provided them with child care

Domestic Violence

  • provided 12,929 nights of safety for 235 adults and 185 children in two shelters and responded to 1,764 calls to the Crisis Hotline (205.322.4878)
  • guided 3,883 victims through the courts and provided legal services to 410 survivors 
  • taught 2,410 students about healthy dating relationships and delivered domestic violence outreach and training to 3,824 individuals
  • delivered safe visitation and exchange services to 192 men, women and children 


  • provided 80,417 nights of safe, affordable housing to 307 low-income individuals, including elderly and disabled residents and those transitioning from homelessness
  • delivered 7,106 nights of shelter to 20 homeless families, a total of 80 clients
  • served 870 adults and children in the Woodlawn community through arts, educational and healthy lifestyle programs
  • distributed 376 food boxes to those in need 

Social Justice

  • 40 AmeriCorps members contributed 65,746 hours of service to the YWCA, our partner agencies and the community
  • equipped 607 youth and adults to break down barriers and build bridges through leadership and training programs
  • advocated for fair lending practices at rallies reaching more than 300 community members and policymakers
  • awarded 7,858 clothing items to 497 people and provided 97 prom dresses to girls in need