need help now? call the ywca rock county emergency helpline (608) 752-2583 or text (608) 371-9288.

Transitions for Women

sustainable employment and housing

The YWCA Transitions for Women program is your community location for:

YWCA Permanent Housing Program
YWCA Empowerment Center

Our vision at the Transitions for Women program is to inspire and empower women of all ages to realize their full economic potential in a community environment created by women for women.

We offer individualized economic services to all women in our community, regardless of income.

The Empowerment Center is a unique environment where women can improve their employability, self confidence and, ultimately, their lives.
Recognizing that domestic violence is one of the most common causes for families to become homeless, we also offer a path to permanent housing offering recovery and independent living.


For more information about Transitions, call (608)314-0241 or email program director Martha Pearson at