OUR MISSION 

Friends of Yates is committed to continuously provide services and a sense of identity to children, youth, adults and senior citizens that facilitate safe and productive lives.

OUR GOALS 

To serve as a constant community entity where sources of creative energy are reflected in the lives of people of all ages. To help youth and children develop a sense of identity and purpose to fulfill their highest potential. To help individuals develop healthy coping skills in response to trauma. To assist in establishing and maintaining a community free of crime.

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Emergency Shelter

Della Gill/Joyce H. Williams Center helps domestic violence survivors by providing safe shelter, hot meals, essential personal care items, and emotional support in addition to programs and advocacy services.

Advocacy

We offer support to community members in the form of various programs and services designed to empower individuals to become self-sufficient.

 

Education & Training

Della Gill/Joyce H. Williams Center helps domestic violence survivors by providing safe shelter, hot meals, essential personal care items, and emotional support in addition to programs and advocacy services.

Special Projects

We participate in programs, services, and partnerships that bring awareness to domestic violence and its effects on the community while offering support to its victims.

THANK YOU TO OUR SUPPORTERS!

Unified Government of Wyandotte County – Kansas City, Kansas

Commissioner Gayle Townsend – District 1

Commissioner Harold L. Johnson, Jr. – District 4

Commissioner Melissa Bynum – At-Large District 1

Commissioner Harold T. Walker – At-Large District 2

Commissioner Jane Winkler Philbrook – District 8