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Emogene's Emergency Housing


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Emogene’s Emergency Housing was created to provide women a safe and secure place to stay while they work towards becoming self-sufficient. Guests must be at least 18 years old and clean and sober.

Shelter guests are provided case management, and set unique goals that they work towards during their stay, as well as supportive services to help them reach their goals. During their stay, guests are expected to maintain their sobriety and to follow the house rules and program guidelines; The program is available for up to 90 days. Once stable, they may apply for the New Bridges Transitional Housing where they will have more independence.

To apply for Emogene’s Emergency Housing, please come to the Main Office at 212 First Street in Wenatchee between the hours of 10:00 am and 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday, to complete an application.

New Bridges Transitional Housing

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New Bridges Transitional Housing offers women and women with children a place to stay for up to one year while they continue working towards being self-sufficient. Guests must be at least 18 years old and be clean and sober, and have regular income.

Like Emogene’s Emergency Housing Program, guests of New Bridges Transitional Housing also receive case management and support services, and can participate in the Job Training program with the YWCA Store. New guests will also make goals for themselves, or continue to work on existing goals, while they learn the skills they need to stabilize their situations and work towards permanent housing.

To apply for New Bridges Transitional Housing please come to the Main Office at 212 First Street, in Wenatchee between the hours of 10:00a and 3:00p, Monday through Friday, to complete an application.

Permanent Supporting Housing


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Permanent Supportive Housing is a new program through YWCA which provides longer-term housing options for those who have challenges obtaining housing. Residents are offered optional supportive services, and have the most freedom of any of YWCA’s housing programs. The program is available to adults and adults with children who are clean and sober and have regular income.

Currently the YWCA maintains apartments for the Permanent Supportive Housing program. Residents can come and go as they please with no curfew restrictions while staying in a private apartment which includes a full kitchen, a living room, a private bedroom, and a private bathroom with shower.

To apply for Permanent Supportive Housing please come to the Main Office at 212 First Street, in Wenatchee, between the hours of 10:00a and 3:00p, Monday through Friday, to complete an application.

Educational Training

In our Education Room, we provide life skills and computer training to help people gain experience essential for employment. Additionally, guests of YWCA may work shifts at The YWCA Store, where they can gain hands-on experience in a retail environment, including, but not limited to: inventory management, handling cash transactions, providing quality customer service, and keeping a manageable work schedule. YWCA believes job training is essential for individuals facing challenges with independent living by providing them the fundamental competencies required to earn a living wage and become self-sufficient.