The YWCA Billings, 909 Wyoming Ave., will host a sharing session of real-life stories of the New Beginnings ministry in Mexico — a program similar to YWCA Gateway — from 5.30 to 6:45 p.m. on Thursday.
A woman was bloodied and choked to unconsciousness by her domestic partner. But with support from Gateway House at the YWCA, the victim ended the abusive relationship, and with help from her case manager, she landed a new job and is now in a healthy relationship.
Erin Lambert is Gateway program manager at the Billings YWCA.
The campaign is simple. Zonta Says No.
In its new campaign, “Reaching Every Woman,” YWCA Billings hopes to help victims of domestic violence, as well as enlist the community in getting the word out about the problem and the available resources.
YWCA Billings has announced that it will end its support program for 43 developmentally disabled adults on June 30 to focus on its core mission of assisting victims of domestic and sexual violence.
Women and children who seek refuge at the Gateway House will receive full-sized shampoo, conditioner and soap if an idea takes off at the YWCA Dinner and Basket Auction on Nov. 1.
The “Thriving, Not Surviving” music benefit concert scheduled for Friday at the Shrine Auditorium is a drug-, alcohol- and tobacco-free event to motivate the Native community to thrive, not just survive.
Lewis and Clark Middle School social studies teacher Jamie Jarvis, center, sits with student council members involved in the "Two Roads" project, from left, Lucas Opitz, Hunter Van Vleet, Isabella Whitworth, Madi Rose, Mariah Welch, Allison Bofto and Jeanann Lemelin.
Lewis and Clark Middle School student Isabella Whitworth talks about her service project, which involved buying furnishings for the YWCA's Gateway House.
Lewis and Clark Middle School social studies teacher Jamie Jarvis said he feels fortunate to be teaching seventh- and eighth-graders.