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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.
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Empower Yolo Main Line
Empower Yolo's Essential Services for the Community
We hope you and your families are healthy and safe. We know that each day brings a new challenge for the members of our 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
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month:
Join Empower Yolo for its 8th Annual “Paint Yolo Purple” Month of Action Campaign in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month –
Please see our Domestic Violence Awareness Month calendar of events. Follow us during the month to learn more about domestic violence, Empower Yolo programs and services, and to support survivors. For a printable version of the calendar go to: DVAM 2022 calendar.
Join us for Mojo’s Celebrity Bartending Event, October 19, 2022:
On Wednesday, October 19 Empower Yolo will be the beneficiary of Mojo’s Celebrity Bartending event. We are excited the event will be back in person at Mojo’s Lounge & Bar, 428 1st street, Woodland from 5-7 p.m. We are grateful to have three amazing celebrity bartenders: City of Woodland Mayor, Mayra Vega; City of Davis Mayor, Lucas Frerichs; and City of West Sacramento Mayor, Martha Guerrero. All three mayors plan to be at Mojo’s from 5-5:30 p.m. for some supportive words in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Empower Yolo will also benefit from Mojo’s October “Cocktail for a Cause.” Thank you to Mojo’s for hosting this fun event for Empower Yolo. Please attend and invite your friends!
Month-long donation drive to support survivors:
Empower Yolo is hosting a babies needs drive and women’s undergarments drive during the month of October as part of its “Paint Yolo Purple” Month of Action Campaign in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Donations can be dropped off at our Woodland or Davis offices during office hours. Thank you for you support!
In The News at Empower Yolo
Empower Yolo Paints Yolo Purple in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month
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Empower Yolo: Empowering underserved youths in Yolo County
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Empower Yolo celebrates 45 years at its open house for the community
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Empower Yolo: supporting shelter and housing clients during its “Welcome Home” – 45th anniversary campaign
Empower Yolo is proud of the 45 years it has provided services to survivors and families in need in Yolo County. Over the past two years, Empower...
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441 D Street
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9586 Mill Street
Knights Landing, CA 95645
1025 Triangle Court, Suite 600
West Sacramento, CA 95605