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Our Community Partner: YWCA Yolanda House
Our Community Partner: YWCA Yolanda House

Site Address:

1111 SW 10th Ave.
Portland, OR 97205

Site Contact:

Randi Pottebaum, Program Coordinator
Phone: 503-535-3270
Email: randip@ywca_pdx.org

Faculty Contact:

Michael Taylor, Assistant Professor, Child and Family Studies
Phone: 503-725-5024
Email: motaylor@pdx.edu

Project Description:

The YWCA's Yolanda House is an emergency shelter and service program for women survivors of domestic or sexual violence and their children. The overarching goal of Yolanda House is to help domestic violence survivors and their children to stabilize their lives and begin to heal, rebuild independence, and avoid subsequent abuse. PSU students partner with the Yolanda House to meet goals and objectives for community-based practicum focusing on domestic violence and supportive services for children.

Project Website: http://www.ywca-pdx.org/yolanda.htm

Type of Partnership: Practica

Partnership Frequency: On-going, multi-term, multi-year partnership

Student Commitment: 3 students, 8 hours per week

Partnership Began: 3/30/2004

Partnership Ended: On-going