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Human Trafficking Statistics Show the Need for Our Programs

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Human Trafficking statistics show women and children are at the most risk of becoming victims of human trafficking.  Both labor and sex trafficking are types of Human trafficking that continue to thrive in the streets of Monterey County. Helpless victims include children under the age of 18.  In 2019, as in past years, just over… Continue Reading Human Trafficking Statistics Show the Need for Our Programs

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YWCA-MC Client Stories

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

YWCA-MC Client stories are both inspiring and informative. Our various life changing programs and dedicated staff helps our clients create and achieve their goals. Client “E” had become homeless after leaving an unhealthy relationship.  YWCA-MC staff referred “E” to other local agencies and resources as well as the Safe Shelter Collaborative and wait lists for… Continue Reading YWCA-MC Client Stories

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New Step Down Housing Program

Monday, December 21, 2020

YWCA-MC introduced a new Step Down housing program intended to help women and their children secure permanent housing.  The YWCA-MC just received funding that will help establish another Step down house. This new housing program will help more women and their children into permanent housing for the year to come. We continuously strive to supply… Continue Reading New Step Down Housing Program

Your Donations Help Stop Human Trafficking in Monterey County

Monday, November 30, 2020

Your donations help stop Human Trafficking in Monterey County. By supporting the YWCA-MC during MC Gives your donation is matched and makes the most difference.  Our mission and programs include assisting victims of human trafficking. Human trafficking is everywhere yet remains in the shadows. It is a form of slavery in which another person profits… Continue Reading Your Donations Help Stop Human Trafficking in Monterey County

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The Intersections of Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking

Monday, August 3, 2020

Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking have many similarities. The dynamics of human trafficking bear many similarities to the cycles of power and control that characterize domestic violence situations.Some of those are intimidation, emotional abuse, isolation, coercion, and threats. YWCA MC staff recently had the opportunity to deepen their understanding of the intersections between human trafficking… Continue Reading The Intersections of Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking