The YWCA of the Upper Lowlands, Inc.

246 Church Street

Sumter, SC 29150

(803) 773-7158 Main Office

(803) 775-3851 Fax

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROGRAMS

Our Safe House

Our Safe House offers emergency shelter at an undisclosed location for females and children fleeing domestic violence. The emergency shelter offers a trauma-informed supportive environment focused on healing. Survivors have access to care coordination, counseling, safety planning and community resources.

 

All Housing services provided by YWCA of the Upper Lowlands, Inc are confidential and provided at no cost. We provide services to anyone who has domestic violence regardless of race, age, national, origin, gender identity or expression, faith, sexual orientation, disability and ethnicity.

 

We have relationships with local shelters for male victims and provide services for all genders. 

Our Current Needs List for Shelter Clients: 

  • soap

  • hair products (immediate needs for ethnic hair types)

  • Hair brushes, spray, accessories (Many have to go to court to confront their abusers!)

  • feminine hygiene

  • razors

  • toothpaste/toothbrush

  • mouthwash

  • contact solution, cases

  • cleaning supplies

  • laundry detergent

  • Sample-sized items (for those relocating)

  • First-aid items (Band-aids, neosporin..)

  • NO MEDICATIONS ACCEPTED

Online Referral for Services

(for victim service providers)