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

530-662-1133 / 916-371-1907

Empower Yolo Main Line


Help is Only a Phone Call Away

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(Free, Private, and Confidential)

Empower Yolo’s Services are Essential – We Remain Open to Serve the Community

We hope you and your families are healthy and safe.  We know that each day brings a new challenge for the community.

Empower Yolo’s services are considered essential and we remain open during regular office hours to provide services to individuals and families in need.  Empower Yolo is following protocols and taking precautions to keep our clients, staff and volunteers healthy and safe.

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

Services by location are available here.​

Empower Yolo Office Hours:

Main Office, 175 Walnut Street, Woodland
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.,       
Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., appointments encouraged, (530) 661-6336

D Street Resource Center, 441 D Street, Davis
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8.30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., 
Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., appointments encouraged, (530) 757-1261

West Sacramento Office, 1025 Triangle Ct. #600, West Sacramento
Monday – Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., (916) 873-8824

Knights Landing Resource Center, 9586 Mill Street, Knights Landing
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., (530) 661-5519

24-hour crisis line: (530) 662-1133

Services provided: 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.

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Empower Yolo Events

Empower Yolo welcomes you to our home in celebration of 45 years:

We are thrilled to be opening our doors at the Dowling Center, Empower Yolo’s home for the community to celebrate our 45th anniversary.

Event details:

Join us for ‘Empower Yolo’s 45th Anniversary Open House’ – a celebration of providing services to survivors and families in need for 45 years in Yolo County:

Friday, June 3, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., 175 Walnut Street, Woodland.

Enjoy food, drinks, music, information tables on our programs and so much more.  We invite the community and former board members to attend this milestone anniversary celebration.

This special event is free ($45 suggested donation):

  • Parking is available on the street or in the adjacent parking lot.
  • Donors who donate $45 or more may write a personal message of encouragement to a survivor moving into permanent housing. The note will be presented to the client on a keychain. You can also donate any time online at: empoweryolo.org and write your message in the “notes” section at check out.
  • Any donor who gives $450 or more can pull the rope to ring the old school bell!

To ensure that we host a safe event, we will follow all guidelines and recommendations set forth by the Yolo County Public Health Officer at the time of the event. 

If you cannot join us on June 3, but would like to show your support of Empower Yolo’s 45 years in the community, please donate any time at: empoweryolo.org.


Thank you for your generosity on Big Day of Giving!

Empower Yolo would like to thank our wonderful, generous donors for supporting our safe house, our housing programs and the increase in services we’ve seen in the last two years. 

Because of your generosity we exceeded our goal raising $50,610 by 178 donors. A special thank you goes out to our matching donors, Susan Starkweather Stone, Susan Gefter and an anonymous donor. We appreciate their generosity and support!

Thank you for celebrating and supporting Empower Yolo’s 45th year of serving Yolo County making our community safe, healthy and resilient.  


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Empower Yolo celebrates its 45th anniversary

March 2022 marks Empower Yolo’s 45th Anniversary.  Empower Yolo has a rich history of providing services for survivors of abuse and helping families in need. Over the past 45 years, Empower Yolo has had a strong presence in Yolo County, and services and programs have...

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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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