Empower Yolo

promotes safe, healthy and resilient communities.

Empower Yolo

provides twenty-four hour crisis intervention, emergency shelter, confidential counseling, training, legal assistance, and other services for individuals and families affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, human trafficking, and child abuse.

Empower Yolo

provides resource centers for community services to improve the health, social, educational and economic outcomes of Yolo County residents.

Empower Yolo

provides community outreach and educational programs about available resources to promote health, stability, and self-sufficiency for individuals and families.

Help is Only a Phone Call Away

Empower Yolo is here to help. You are not alone. Trained advocates are available 24/7 to provide free crisis intervention, emotional support, advocacy, information and referrals.

All calls to Empower Yolo are private and confidential.

24/7 Crisis Lines

Empower Yolo Main Line

Empower Yolo's Services in Your Community

Empower Yolo offices are open during regular office hours to provide services to individuals and families in need.

Appointments are encouraged.  Please call the office at the location you wish to visit.

Empower Yolo offers these and other services in Yolo County: safe shelter for victims of domestic violence/sexual assault/human trafficking, crisis line, restraining orders, family legal services, therapy, housing referrals, food referrals & distribution, health insurance by appointment, emergency clothing, hygiene products, diapers, case management, and other services as needed.

Empower Yolo Events

2023 Year in Review: 

Please see Empower Yolo’s 2023 Year in Review and all the services that were provided for survivors and families in need.  Thanks to donor support we were able to expand services again for the community. 


Giving Big Thanks! 

Thank you for supporting Empower Yolo for Big Day of Giving.  On behalf of the board and staff at Empower Yolo thank you for your generous donations and for participating in the Big Day of Giving.  

Because of your generous contributions Empower Yolo raised $83,549 from 168 donations!  We are truly grateful for your generosity and support. Your gifts will help sustain the essential programs and services Empower Yolo provides the community.

Even though we didn’t meet our official goal by midnight last night, donations are still coming in which we greatly appreciate. If you didn’t have a chance to give yesterday and would still like to give please donate here. Every donation helps make a difference.  

Please stay connected with us throughout the year to see the impact of your donation.  We look forward to continuing in our mission of promoting safe, healthy, and resilient communities.  


Kids Day Camp:

Registration for Kids Day Camp is open!  For children ages 6-12; July 22 through August 2; at Empower Yolo, 175 Walnut Street, Woodland.

This FREE camp is an opportunity for participants to take part in arts and crafts and physical activities and to help students stay connected to their peers and mentors. Space is limited to 40 students. A call will be made to confirm that your student is enrolled in the program. Please be aware that if a participant is absent for more than 3 days unexcused, they will lose their spot in the program. If you have any questions please contact Empower Yolo staff at [email protected] or call (530) 746-8043.

You can register your children through the online Google Form or sign up at the front desk at the Empower Yolo.  Register online here


Empower Yolo Board of Directors is seeking new members: 

We are looking for passionate individuals to join our board.  As a board member, you will:

  • Provide strategic guidance and oversight
  • Help shape the future of our organization
  • Advocate for our mission and expand our impact

If you have experience in management, finance, marketing, communications, governance, fundraising, and a commitment to the organization’s mission, we would love to hear from you!

For questions or inquiries contact: Mayra Llamas, Board Chair, [email protected]



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Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors

  • WFC
  • Hilton Garden Inn

Empower Yolo Resources Near You

Empower Yolo

Dowling Center

175 Walnut Street

Woodland, CA 95695


[email protected]

D Street House

441 D Street

Davis, CA 95616

(530) 757-1261


KL Resource Center

9586 Mill Street

Knights Landing, CA 95645

(530) 661-5519

West Sacramento

1025 Triangle Court, Suite 600

West Sacramento, CA 95605

(916) 873-8824

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