Wine Down for Safe Harbor

It's time to Wine Down

It’s time to Wine Down at The Wine Loft! Call your friends, get your sitter, do whatever you need to do to make sure you’re hanging out with us Wednesday April 1, 2015. Each month we give away great prizes, soak up a relaxed atmosphere, chow down on delicious free appetizers and have a really […]

Remember My Name

Domestic Violence Awareness Month wraps up with the YWCA’s annual Remember My Name memorial event on October 30.  Since 1995, the YWCA of Richmond has been the host of Remember My Name, a memorial service to commemorate the lives of individuals in our community who have died as a result of domestic violence. Remember My Name […]

Domestic Violence Awareness Workshop

A free, comprehensive & interactive workshop about domestic violence and methods to provide help to survivors.

#WhyIStayed, Powerful Series from Huffingtion Post Shares Domestic Abuse Survivor Stories

‘Why Didn't You Just Leave?’Six Domestic Violence Survivors Explain Why It’s Never That Simple 2014-09-13 16-51-00

When video of pro football player Ray Rice punching fiance Janay Rice and dragging her out of a casino elevator surfaced, many people were horrified.  But disturbingly, many people also criticized Janay Rice for staying and going on to marry Rice just weeks later. Since then, women came forward on twitter and other social media […]

New Regional Crisis Hotline For Domestic & Sexual Violence


Everyday in the US, more than three women are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends. Nearly 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men have experienced domestic violence ¹ YWCA of Richmond, Hanover Safe Place, Safe Harbor, The James House and Project Hope at Quin Rivers have come together with the financial support of […]

Real Richmond Mom Survivor Story

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Anonymous Every little girl dreams of the day they will fall in love with a man, move out and have kids – living happy ever after.  Our fairy tales tell of the prince charming and how blissful being in love is. You never think about not getting prince charming but getting just the opposite – […]