G.V.P Program

Gun   Violence   Prevention   Program  

The YWCA Yonkers received a grant supporting the implementation and management of

Gun Violence Prevention Initiatives across (7) zip codes within the City of Yonkers for ages

18-24. The program supports efforts including job training and placement, community activities, intervener training & staffing within our communities and seeing the highest concentration of gun violence and expansion of Gun Violence Intervention Programs. 

On October 4th, 2021, YWCA Yonkers was awarded $1.050M from Governor Hochul to end the Gun Violence Epidemic and Support Intervention Programs. The YWCA Yonkers will refer our