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CSER 521-001: NETWORK FOR WOMEN IN CRISIS
CSER 529-001: YWCA OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA


CSER 521-001: NETWORK FOR WOMEN IN CRISIS
Supervisor: Gloria Childress (444-4481 or
Email)
The Network House is a nonprofit Christian organization that welcomes and provides a safe place for women and children in need. We offer food, housing and several educational classes to enable families to start over. I invite you to serve God by serving others in this faith-based ministry and experience first-hand how He faithfully provides daily. Come and allow God to use you while you enjoy sharing your gifts and talents to help with classes, child mentoring, spiritual and emotional support, etc.

Last updated: 3/13/14

CSER 529-001: YWCA OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA


Domestic Violence Prevention Center
Supervisor: Linda Ellis-Williams DVPC (528-1041 or Email) or Angela Davis - Altavista location (369-9176 or Email)

The DVPC provides services to abused women and their children. These services include: emergency shelter, group and individual counseling, court advocacy, women's and children's support groups and men's batterers groups. Volunteers may apply to assist caseworkers with these services or they may act as receptionists, answer phones or babysit children. There is also opportunity to assist with general maintenance and grounds care.  Additionally, students may perform administrative functions at the Town Center building.

Sexual Assault Response Program (SARP) or Crisis Line
Supervisor: Caitlin Fetterman (947-7422 or Email)

YWCA Church Street Bridal Shop
Supervisor:  Sheilah Mercer (847-7751 or
Email)
The Church Street Bridal Shops are fundraisers for the YWCA organization and are located in the Town Center Building in downtown Lynchburg.  We sell wedding gowns, formal gowns and accessories to the public at a drastically reduced price with the proceeds going to benefit our programs, which include the Domestic Violence Prevention Centers, SARP (Sexual Assault Response Program), and Supervised Visitation Center.  Volunteers may apply to assist the bridal and formal consultants in the daily activities which includes handling and re-racking gowns, processing and inventory of new dresses, assisting the customers and in other special projects that are supported by the Bridal and Formal Shops.  This is a retail environment dealing with the public.

 

Ygyrl Leaders Mentoring Program
Supervisor:  Terri Miller (847-7751 or
Email)

Last updated: 9/19/13

 

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