YWCA Northeastern Massachusetts – A Voice for Women and Girls
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  • The YW is set to hold it's second annual FALL FEST, Wed, Sept. 18, 2019. Bigger and better than ever!

  • The YWCA is a place to turn for so many women and their families who need a helping hand.

  • Our YWCA GEMS group helps teens explore the world around them in a great atmosphere

  • The YWCA serves children year round in our After and Out-of-School programs.

  • YWCA programs help young girls make good choices

YWCA Northeastern Massachusetts [formerly YWCA Haverhill] was founded in 1891 to support women and their children. Today, we serve women, children and families from Greater Haverhill providing domestic violence and sexual assault services and school-age programming for youth ages 5 to 17.  We are an affiliate of the YWCA USA, the nation’s oldest and largest multicultural women’s organization working for social and economic change.

 

The YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

 

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Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services

We provide crucial  support to domestic and/or sexual violence survivors and their families, while also offering comprehensive services to survivors of all ages of abuse and violence.
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Camp Y-Wood

We just ended camp session at our summer day camp in Salem, NH.  A fun, relaxing environment, kids were able to be kids, and learned to swim, boat, hike and discover themselves in a beautiful, natural setting.  Complete information and all details are available, so check it out!
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Prevention Services

We offer an expansive list of education presentations and workshops on a wide range of topics on sexual assault and domestic violence to community, civic, business, and educational groups. Read More

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After School Program

Our After and Out-of-School programs serve children 5 to 14, and provide a safe, enriching and fun environment where children have activities and field trips throughout the year.
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Recent News & Events

Fall Fest 2019

Our second annual Fall Fest is set to be even bigger and better than last year, bringing live music, delicious food, craft beer tastings, and a silent auction to the YWCA Camp Y-Wood in Salem, NH. The proceeds from the event will go towards funding the YWCA and the programs it provides to northeastern Massachusetts.

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Court Advocates

As part of our DV offerings, we have staff who sit at the District Court in Haverhill every day the court is open.  Court Advocates help women with restraining orders and other related support.  Read More

Moving Beyond DV

Watch ‘Breaking the Cycle‘ and learn how YW programs work together to help prevent and deal with domestic violence; and watch ‘Leidy’s Story‘ about one woman’s journey to escape domestic violence and move toward economic independence and hope.
Breaking the Cycle