WSCADV Stands with Immigrant Communities, Survivors, and Dreamers

  The Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WSCADV) is proud to stand with more than 1,850 leaders and organizations nationwide as a signatory to the “We Are With Dreamers” statement released today. This statement expresses our support for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that protects nearly 800,000 young people raised in […]

Charleena Lyles

“She had her teeth knocked out, had numerous black eyes. She has permanent scars from being abused, and she begged and begged for help, […] [t]hen she finally got the help, and then you take her life in front of her children.” (Monika Williams, sister of Charleena Lyles, New York Times, 6/20/17) On June 18th, […]

WSCADV and WCSAP urge you to DECLINE to SIGN Initiative 1552

WSCADV and WCSAP urge you to DECLINE to SIGN Initiative 1552. This harmful ballot initiative is an attempt to roll back civil rights protections and anti-discrimination laws that have helped to protect people in Washington for over a decade. Initiative 1552 targets LGBTQ students and threatens the safety of some of the most vulnerable children […]

Domestic Violence Counts: Census 2016 Report

On September 14, 2016, 66 out of 70 (94%) identified domestic violence programs in Washington participated in the National Census of Domestic Violence Services, a one-day unduplicated count of adults and children seeking domestic violence services in the United States. This annual census documents the number of individuals who sought services in a single 24-hour […]

Hiring an Administrative and Events Specialist in our Seattle office!

WSCADV is now hiring a full-time Administrative and Events Specialist in our Seattle office. This position provides reliable, timely, and organized support for event logistics as well as providing general administrative and office support in a friendly, collaborative work environment. Please check out the full description in the pdf below. Applications are due by 5 […]

Building the Evidence Base for Domestic Violence Services & Interventions

A new report from the Center for Policy Research and the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence looks at opportunities for building the evidence base for domestic violence services and interventions. Building Evidence for Domestic Violence Services & Interventions: A Framing Paper This paper 1) provides a summary and critique of the current state of rigorous evidence on core […]

Protect Domestic Violence Survivors’ Access to Healthcare

  We don’t want to go backwards. Repealing the Affordable Care Act or changing the Medicaid program puts millions of women at risk. Where you live makes all the difference—Washington State has laws that protect domestic violence survivors who need to take time off from work and support access to health care, reproductive health care and […]

Information on Recent Immigration Enforcement Actions

WSCADV joins the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence (NTF) to oppose the recent arrest and detention of the immigrant transgender domestic violence survivor who was seeking a protection order from her abusive partner in El Paso, Texas.

Redfin Sponsorship of the 2017 Refuse To Abuse® 5K

We are excited to share this announcement from Redfin! Redfin is the modern way to buy or sell a home. Our mission is to redefine real estate in the customer’s favor. That means utilizing the most up to date technology to browse for your next home on our website while also employing Redfin agents who […]

Statement of Opposition to the Executive Immigration Actions

WSCADV joins the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence (NTF) in opposing Executive Orders recently issued by the President relating to immigrants and refugees. These Executive Orders endanger the safety of victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and human trafficking, their families, and communities at large. We oppose any policies that further […]