SHELTERS AND COMMUNITY GROUPS

Below is a partial list of the incredible shelters & community groups we partner with to bring trauma-informed yoga to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Our goal is to become a true partner with these organizations and work together to create a safe space and practice that meets the needs of both survivors and employees.


CAMBA provides services in six core areas: economic development, education & youth development, family support services, HIV/AID services, housing services & development, and legal services. CAMBA’s family support services include family violence intervention, foster care prevention, maternal and infant health intervention, nutritional services and refugee resettlement. 

CAMBA offers a 24/7 hotline, escort services, crisis counseling, individual and group support and education, advocacy, emergency cash assistance, and referrals to other services. CAMBA also works in schools to teach at-risk teens how to develop healthy relationships and to increase emotional support and stability. For more information visit: www.camba.org


Yoga for Trauma at the Center for Family Justice

The Center for Family Justice Inc. is Connecticut’s first Family Justice Center. It brings all domestic, sexual and child abuse services – crisis intervention, police, prosecutors, civil/legal providers, counseling – under one roof, in our headquarters in Bridgeport, CT. Together, we work to break the cycle of violence by helping those in crisis restore their lives. We provide free, confidential, bilingual crisis services in Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Stratford and Trumbull.  Learn more at www.centerforfamilyjustice.org


CONNECT is dedicated to preventing interpersonal violence and promoting gender justice. By building partnerships with individuals and communities, CONNECT strives to help change the beliefs, behaviors and institutions that perpetuate violence. Through legal empowerment, grassroots mobilization and transformative education, CONNECT seeks to create safe families and peaceful communities. To find out more visit: www.connectnyc.org


DVCC and Exhale to Inhale provide Yoga for survivors of domestic violence

The Domestic Violence Crisis Center's (DVCC) mission is to promote the fundamental right for all individuals to be safe in their personal relationships. Since 1980, the DVCC has provided crisis services to victims of domestic violence and their children and safeguarded their rights through legal, housing, medical, counseling, economic and educational initiatives. Direct services include SafeHouses (Norwalk and Stamford); 24-Hour hotline; EsperanzaCT, our Spanish language web resource and assistance line; Court and Legal Advocacy; Individual and Group Counseling; financial, education, housing advocacy; Medical Advocacy; and connection to additional community services. All of our services are free and confidential. To find out more visit: www.dvccct.org


Family of Woodstock and Exhale to Inhale provide yoga for survivors of domestic violence

Since 1970, Family of Woodstock has been an anchor for area residents- a place where people are respectful and caring, and where the search for solutions is creative and tireless. FAMILY's shelters, emergency food pantries, court advocates, counseling and case management services, hotlines, and child care supports all work together to help people achieve the changes they seek. Our services are, with few exceptions, free of charge and confidential. Learn more at: www.familyofwoodstockinc.org


Food First, Inc. upholds its commitment to assist marginalized groups and individuals who are struggling with economic uncertainty, chronic illness or domestic violence. We provide affordable housing, supportive services, food and nutrition programs and emergency shelter to individuals throughout New York City, as well as life sustaining programs overseas. We advocate for the education and self empowerment of all individuals, believing these tools to be essential for the attainment of a life filled with dignity. To find out more visit: www.foodfirstinc.com


Good Shepherd Supports Exhale to Inhale and trauma informed yoga

For nearly 40 years, Good Shepherd Services’ Safe Homes Project has been working to confront and eliminate domestic and partner violence in New York City. We provide a full array of services, which include a hotline, counseling, safety-planning, as well as a 20-bed shelter for survivors and their children. For more information visit: www.goodshepherds.org


NYC Mayor's office supports yoga for trauma

The Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence (OCDV), established in 2001, oversees the citywide delivery of domestic violence services, develops policies and programs, and works with diverse communities to increase awareness of domestic violence. OCDV works alongside City agencies, community based and advocacy organizations, local leaders, and service providers to expand access to services citywide for victims and their children to receive the help that they need. Visit www.nyc.gov


NYC Alliance against Sexual Assault and Exhale to Inhale offer free Trauma Sensitive Yoga

The mission of the New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault is to prevent sexual violence and reduce the harm it causes through education, research and advocacy. For more information please visit: www.svfreenyc.org


The Family Center and Exhale to Inhale provide yoga for survivors of domestic violence

The Family Center works to keep families stronger, longer. We offer a unique program of social and legal services, including health care and wellness programs, to New Yorkers struggling with a family crisis or loss.  Our team combines a keen business sense with a personalized approach, partnering with client families to plan their next steps and long-term solutions. For more information visit: www.thefamilycenter.org


trauma-informed yoga at the Washbourne House

The mission of The Washbourne House is to provide an alternative to living in a violent situation and to offer education/resources necessary for victims to make healthier choices for themselves and their families. To provide the best and most complete services for victims of Domestic Violence.  We are not just a shelter but a complete program offering many services to victims and the community. www.washbournehouse.com


Violence Intervention Program, Inc. (VIP) fills a gap in domestic violence services for Latinas and their children in a culturally competent environment that is supportive, non-judgmental, and respects each woman’s right to self-determination. Our unique approach to domestic violence intervention focuses on supporting women who are not only making the transition from victim to survivor, but also those who as immigrants, find themselves in unfamiliar and often inhospitable territory. To find out more visit: www.vipmujeres.org 


Exhale to Inhale teaches free trauma informed yoga at YWCA Glendale

YWCA Glendale’s mission is to empower women, girls and children in our communities through education and intervention to achieve independence, well-being, health, self-sufficiency and a life free from violence, and to draw people together to attain peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.  www.glendaleywca.org


YWCA and Exhale to Inhale offer free trauma sensitive yoga

YWCA is the only agency in Greenwich, Connecticut licensed and accredited by the State to treat adult and child victims of domestic violence. Two hotlines are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and all services, including counseling, shelter, criminal and civil court services and education are free. For more information visit: www.ywcagreenwich.org