Established in 1905, the YWCA of Silicon Valley offers sexual assault awareness programs for women, children, and their families. It serves the citizens of Santa Clara County in California. The association offers short- and long-term counseling and support services for individuals, couples and groups. The YWCA of Silicon Valley conducts several workshops that focus on topics related to parenting skills. Its crisis counseling solutions are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The association conducts various child abuse and assault prevention programs. It supports high school students to learn life skills. The association also serves children with special needs. The YWCA of Silicon Valley is a part of the YWCA.