Program Statistics

To receive a bound copy of our Annual Report, please contact the YWCA Communications Department at 205.322.9922, ext. 307.

2016 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 2016:

Child Development

  • provided 14,632 days of care to 90 children in the child development program for children of homeless and low-income families
  • delivered 2,916 days of academic and enrichment activities to 71 children in our after school and summer programs 
  • distributed 5,056 toys and clothing items to 632 children through Santa's Workshop
  • trained 12 single mothers as certified dental assistants and provided them with child care

Domestic Violence

  • provided 12,392 nights of safety for 175 adults and 178 children in two shelters and responded to 2,366 calls to the Crisis Line (205.322.4878)
  • guided 5,258 victims through the courts and provided legal services to 397 survivors 
  • taught 2,686 students about healthy dating relationships and delivered domestic violence outreach and training to 4,028 individuals
  • delivered safe visitation and exchange services to 261 men, women and children 


  • provided 78,825 nights of safe, affordable housing to 342 low-income individuals, including elderly and disabled residents and those transitioning from homelessness
  • delivered 6,659 nights of shelter to 21 homeless families
  • served 855 adults and children from the Woodlawn community through arts, educational and healthy lifestyle programs
  • distributed 639 food boxes to those in need 

Social Justice

  • 40 AmeriCorps members contributed 65,450 hours of service to the YWCA, our partner agencies and the community
  • equipped 554 youth and 274 adults to break down barriers and build bridges through leadership programs
  • advocated for fair lending practices at rallies reaching more than 600 community members and policymakers
  • awarded 5,108 clothing items to 677 people and provided 153 prom dresses to girls in need