Annual Reports & Statistics


  • 2,255 calls responded to on the 24-hour Crisis Line 205.322.4878 (HURT)
  • 4,539 nights of shelter to 17 homeless families at Interfaith Hospitality House
  • 78,869 nights of safe, affordable housing provided to 216 low-income individuals (includes elderly, disabled & those transitioning from homelessness)
  • 10,629 safe nights provided for 200 adults & 103 children in 2 shelters
  • 976 meals distributed to child care & after-school students (during pandemic closure)
  • 4,093 days of care provided to 102 YWCA Child Development Center students
  • 524 units of transportation provided for students in after-school learning labs
  • 1,305 toys/gifts distributed at drive-thru Santa’s Workshop to 261 children (115 families)
  • 100+ individuals served in arts, mentoring, educational, & healthy lifestyle programs
  • 3,042 clothing items provided to 338 individuals & 62 prom dresses given away (My Sister's Closet)
  • 250 food boxes distributed to those in need
  • 4,164 advocacy services were provided to assist domestic violence victims & The Family Law Center delivered civil legal services in 111 cases
  • 581 students taught about healthy dating relationships & domestic violence training delivered to 1,365 individuals
  • 88 men, women & children received safe visitation and exchange services
  • 136 domestic violence survivors provided with counseling and 240 individuals participated in Victim Support Group
  • 123 people took part in YWCA Get Out the Vote effort
  • 7 webinars (vigil, youth, gender, race, wellness, housing, & voting) with 453 registered and 7,301 online views
  • 32 individuals assisted with case management & workforce development (Family Resource Center)
  • 38 AmeriCorps members contributed 51,072 hours of service to YWCA, partner agencies, & community
  • 55 YWCA staff & supporters joined in Birmingham Juneteenth walk
  • 148 students & educators received Heritage Panel social justice training
  • 2,449 volunteer hours performed by 262 volunteers and valued at $66,621.23

Did You Know? A gift of...

  • $75 provides baby wipes for children housed in our confidential shelters for one month.
  • $1,000 supports a licensed mental health therapist for approximately one week, including supplies and equipment.
  • $1,200 supports a civil legal attorney for about one week (our Family Law Center provides free civil legal services for domestic violence survivors).
  • $1,500 provides art and other therapeutic supplies for our counselors, who serve children in two YWCA shelters.
  • $1,500 will allow YWCA to replace the Family Violence Center’s kitchen flooring (including supplies and YWCA maintenance labor).
  • $2,000 provides one week of emergency shelter for a family fleeing an abusive home when our shelter is full, as it is now because of COVID-19.
  • $5,000 covers telephone services for one of our shelters for one year, including emergency crisis line phones, and phones used by shelter residents.
  • $5,458 covers supplies for one of our confidential shelters for one month, including cleaning supplies and hygiene items.
  • $10,000 maintains/replaces shelter equipment used each year by families in our shelter, including washers, dryers, stoves, and microwaves.

View our Annual Report or contact the YWCA Public Relations & Mission Impact Department at 205.322.9922, ext. 307.