Legal Supports
Programs & Services

Legal Supports for Women

YWCA staff lawyer and legal educator, River Shannon, hosts free workshops for the public on a broad range of legal issues, advocates for a more equitable, humane, and compassionate legal system, and supports YWCA staff to navigate courts and institutions. 

Legal services for YWCA housing residents

River also offers free legal services to YWCA housing residents who have experienced violence from an intimate partner and who have ongoing safety issues. River works with residents to resolve their family law, immigration and child protection matters.