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YWCA York now has a comprehensive victim services department. ACCESS-York is a program that seeks to eliminate domestic violence and offer support, education, and a safe environment for victims of domestic violence. As of January 1, 2008, ACCESS-York became a program of YWCA York.
As of January 1, 2009, the Victim Assistance Center (VAC) became a program of YWCA York. VAC provides crisis intervention, information, advocacy, ongoing counseling, and support to the people of York County who are victims of sexual violence or other violent crimes. VAC and ACCESS lead three countywide task forces to ensure victims of crime receive quality treatment.
Please visit the Mary Kay Foundation to learn how they are helping to eradicate domestic violence!
Sexual Assault Awareness Month
"Ending Sexual Violence Begins With Me"
T – Shirts for Sale
In observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which is in April, the SAAM Committee is selling T-shirts for all those interested. The cost is $11.00 for sizes Small, Medium, Large and X-Large. For sizes XX-Large and XXX-Large the cost is $14.00. These T-shirts are similar to what we have worn for DVAM throughout October. The shirts are Caribbean Blue (teal) in color. The front of the T-shirt states "Ending Sexual Violence" and the back of the shirt says "Begins With Me" in white lettering.
If you or someone you know needs help, please call one of our hotlines:
For domestic violence/abuse: 717.846.5400 or 800.262.8444; In Hanover: 717.637.2235