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Jessica Hewitt and Kevin Jones from Bank of America presented the check and taught “Better Money Habits” to our ILS participants

Bank of America Supports Foster Youth

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

In the summer of 2018 The Bank of America Foundation generously awarded a $10,000 grant to YWCA Clark County’s Independent Living Skills Program (ILS) for the program’s project “Fostering Independence and Workforce Development for Foster Youth.” ILS helps foster youth age 15-21 successfully transition from state-supported care to independent living. One of the ways ILS… Continue Reading Bank of America Supports Foster Youth

New Women’s Support Group for Survivors of Sexual Assault and/or Abuse

Friday, January 25, 2019

by De Stewart, Advocacy Specialist Sexual Assault Program YWCA Clark County Sexual Assault Program support groups are here to help survivors heal from the effects of sexual assault and/or abuse. A sexual assault is a crisis. It creates trauma in the life of survivors and those who support them. Everyone who experiences sexual assault deals with the abuse… Continue Reading New Women’s Support Group for Survivors of Sexual Assault and/or Abuse

Your Support Changes Lives

Thursday, December 27, 2018

*Sarah had just turned 18, and left her former foster home with very few resources. Because she had nowhere to go she ended up returning to live with several family members who were heavily into drugs and alcohol. Sarah quickly realized that this was not a safe place for her to stay, and she reached… Continue Reading Your Support Changes Lives

Working Together to Make Our Community Safer for Transgender Individuals

Thursday, December 20, 2018

by Emily Ostrowski On November 20th, YWCA Clark County hosted members of the community for a vigil, followed by a facilitated community conversation in honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance. Since its inception in 1999 Transgender Day of Remembrance is meant to memorialize those who have lost their lives due to transphobia and draw attention… Continue Reading Working Together to Make Our Community Safer for Transgender Individuals