YWCA of Genesee County, Inc. serves families throughout WNY.  We offer domestic violence crisis and prevention services, affordable, flexible, and accessible childcare and economic empowerment opportunities.  We strive to achieve racial justice and advocate on behalf of women and their families through multiple community outreach opportunities.


YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.


YWCA of Genesee County’s vision is to implement sustainable programs that foster healthy, balanced living for women and families.

Board of Directors

Colleen Raponi
Board President
Lapp Insulator

Roula Alkhouri
First Presbyterian Church, Batavia

Pam Pedro
Committee for Special Education Secretary
Elba Central School

Marsha Rivers
Associate Pastor
Northgate Free Methodist Church

Michelle Rodak-Charters
Retired Activity Director
East Side Nursing Home, Warsaw

Anita Strollo
Outreach Specialist
U.S. Department of Education/Adult Educational Outreach at GCC


  • Millie Tomidy-Pepper – Executive Director
  • Justina Garner – Domestic Violence Crisis and Prevention Services Program Manager
  • Trish Cody – Care+Crisis Helpline Program Manager
  • Jessica Dolac – Children & Family Services Program Manager