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The YWCA Monterey County is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.



Local Crisis Lines:
(831) 372-6300 or (831) 757-1001


Recognize the Signs of Domestic Violence

See the SIGNS speak outYou can end domestic violence in your community by becoming familiar with the signs of abuse. Think you know what to look for? There’s a lot more to domestic violence than a black eye – most signs are subtle and have nothing to do with physical scars and bruises.  The National Domestic Violence Hotline has an excellent resource to help you learn the signs so that you can help victims. Learn more from The National Domestic Violence Hotline