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YWCA Kicks off Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

On what for most people was a perfect autumn day, First Selectman Peter Tesei, read a proclamation declaring October as Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. “Domestic violence is the most reported violent crime in the Town of Greenwich, and last year YWCA Greenwich Domestic Abuse Services responded to more than 3,700 calls to its hotline,” said Tesei. read more...

October is Domestic Violence Awareness, Prevention Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. Last year, YWCA Greenwich responded to more than 3,700 calls to its hotline, and nearly every day, someone also went directly to YWCA Greenwich seeking help. YWCA Greenwich is the only state designated provider of domestic abuse services for victims of domestic violence in Greenwich with staff who are licensed to provide a variety of victim services. read more...

YWCA Family Fun Fair is Sept. 7

YWCA Greenwich will host its annual Family Fun Fair on Saturday, Sept. 7 at 12 p.m. Admission is free and everyone is invited to come and experience the children’s programs offered at the YWCA. Younger children can enjoy the splash pad or have fun in the Bouncy Castle. There will be music, games, arts and crafts, face painting, and celebratory cupcakes. read more...

YWCA Greenwich Partners on Self-Defense Training

On Saturday, July 27, YWCA Greenwich is partnering with Jane Doe No More to bring a free self-defense training class for women and girls ages 12 and over. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is open to anyone who would like to learn self-defense skills. The class will be taught by professionals from East Coast Training Systems. read more...