YWCA Safety Siren
By YWCA Canada
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The YWCA Safety Siren, available in both English and French, offers users a unique utility siren which can be activated by either the pressing the safety button or by shaking an iPod or iTouch. The app also offers Canadian health and safety information geared toward young women, including: short questions and answers about women’s health and wellness, particularly focused on dating and social interaction; tips and facts on safety and wellbeing; links to YWCAs across Canada as well as health and crisis resource centres; and SOS urgent email and phone functionality to a friend or family member when the user is in an unsafe situation.
Functionality in both French and English
Multiple siren settings
Siren activation sends an emergency email to a pre-set SOS contact with approximate coordinates and places an emergency outgoing call to a pre-programmed number
A wide range of facts and information on women's health and wellness
Connections to nearby YWCAs, emergency hotlines, health centres and clinics
Access to a library of women’s health resources
What's New in Version 1.1
- Fixes crash bug
- Updated Resource List
- Now compatible with iOS5
Doesn't work at all. So sad because it is an awesome idea 😞
The siren doesn't play when phone is on silent.
app hasn't crashed since i downloaded the new version. siren is loud and the email/geolocation feature is awesome.