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

530-661-6336

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 – Thursday, 8:30 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 – Thursday, 8.30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Fridays, 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 – Friday, 8:00 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.

Empower Yolo Events

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month:

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (TDVAM), a national effort to help raise awareness about teen dating violence. Throughout the month, Empower Yolo and other organizations nationwide are coming together to highlight the need to educate young people about dating violence, teach healthy relationship skills and prevent the cycle of abuse. Teen dating violence is an issue that impacts everyone – teens, their parents, teachers, friends and the whole community.  Together, we can raise the community’s awareness about teen dating violence and promote safe, healthy relationships. 

In the News: For more information about TDVAM please see Empower Yolo’s February article in the Davis Enterprise at: Empower Yolo: After-school programs promote healthy relationships.

Supporting our teens:  There are several ways the community can help and become involved in supporting teens’ healthy relationships:     

1)  support Empower Yolo’s prevention education programs, which are largely unfunded; donate any time at: empoweryolo.org;

2)  wear orange on Tuesday, February 9 in support of #Orange4Love Day to raise awareness about teen dating abuse;

3) become a sponsor for TDVAM for next year to help us reach even more teens. Thank you to Alpha Chi Omega at UC Davis for sponsoring TDVAM this year and supporting Empower Yolo’s prevention education programs;

4)  Our ASSETs students at Woodland High School and Pioneer High School will be participating in a month long awareness campaign and meme contest to show their support of TDVAM and healthy relationships. Follow their efforts on Facebook at @empoweryolo, on Instagram @empower_yolo and Twitter @empower_yolo. Please see a schedule of their workshops below. For questions about teen dating violence or prevention education please contact: [email protected].

TDVAM is not just about increasing awareness about teen dating violence, it is about equipping our youths with the knowledge and skills they will need to establish and nurture healthy relationships throughout their lives. Supporting them will ensure that our youths experience and maintain healthy relationships for safer and healthier communities in the future.

New Support Group for Teens:

Our therapy department is starting “Thriving Teens” a new, online support group for teens who have experienced sexual abuse.

Please sign up by February 8, 2021. For more info or to sign up contact: [email protected] or call (530) 665-5311.

New Self-Care Support Group:

A new, online support group for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. This group is for participants 18 years and older.

Starts February 11, 2021. For more info or to sign up contact: [email protected] or call (530) 665-5311.

Event Calendar

Feb
22
Mon
Exercise Group @ Empower Yolo
Feb 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Bilingual Play School Experience @ DCCNS Playrooms
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Bilingual Play School Experience

DCCNS playrooms (enter through the gate on 4th Street),

412 C Street, Davis.

Mondays and Wednesday for children ages 0-5 years old

Domestic Violence Support Groups (English) @ Empower Yolo
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:20 pm

Domestic Violence Support Groups (English & Spanish) 6PM-7:20PM

Location: 1025 Triangle Court, Suite 600,  West Sacramento

Directly behind the West Sacramento Police Department

Feb
23
Tue
Exercise Group @ Empower Yolo
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Women’s Group (Spanish) @ Empower Yolo
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Women’s Group (Spanish)

175 Walnut Street,

Woodland, CA 95695

Bilingual Play School Experience @ Empower Yolo
Feb 23 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Bilingual Play School Experience

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., for parents and children ages 2-5 years old

Spanish Vaccine Information:
Donating to Survivors & Families in Need During the COVID-19 Pandemic:
Thank you to supporters who have already made financial and in-kind donations to help Empower Yolo clients. If you would still like to donate we can always use help with our continuing emergency needs at this time.  Financial donations can be made any time here.   A list of the most needed in-kind donations are below.  We appreciate your generosity and support.

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Empower Yolo Resources Near You

Empower Yolo

Dowling Center

175 Walnut Street

Woodland, CA 95695

530-661-6336

[email protected]

D Street House

441 D Street Davis, CA 95616 530-757-1261

 

 

KL Resource Center

9586 Mill Street

 

Knights Landing, CA 95645 530-309-4740

West Sacramento

1025 Triangle Court, Suite 600

West Sacramento, CA 95605 (916) 873-8824

Family Resource Center - Marguerite Montgomery Elementary School

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