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Causes: Human Services, Young Mens or Womens Associations

Mission: Ywca greenwich is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Programs: Domestic abuse services the ywca is the only agency in greenwich, ct, licensed by the state to treat domestic violence victims. Incidents of domestic violence continue to be high in greenwich and in the nation. The ywca has two 24/7 hotlines, which are open 365 days a year; provides individual and group counseling for adults and children; has the largest number of children's programs in fairfield county for child victims; offers court advocacy services and support; has an emergency shelter; has a high school program for teen dating violence; and teaches about violence prevention in elementary, middle and high schools. The ywca holds community education sessions and events to raise awareness about domestic violence in the community and around the state.

childhood education programs the ywca childhood education programs provide high quality preschool, after-school and school-vacation and summer camp programs, which are licensed by the connecticut department of public health and comply with regulation standards for health and safety. Experienced, certified teachers engage children in developmentally appropriate activities in a warm, child-centered environment.

aquatics programs-the ywca aquatics programs are for all ages-from six months through seniors-where students are taught technique, develop coordination, improve physical fitness and learn to reduce obesity. Therapeutic classes for arthritis patients help increase range of motion and restore strength. The ywca offers the highest quality individual, group and team instruction.

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Rating: 3

I spent so much time dedicated to the YWCA in Greewncih, raising funds from donation for years. After putting my heart and soul into to this organization, I was greatly disappointed by how they handle their affairs and even more how they treat their employees. In essence it is great organization, but awful politics overcome its principles and leave a terrible ache in one's heart.