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 […]

Why WSCADV supports #WhyIMarch

The Women’s March on Washington “aims to send a message to all levels of government, including but not limited to the incoming Presidential administration, that we stand together in solidarity and we expect elected leaders to act to protect the rights of women, their families and their communities.” WSCADV supports and joins this movement. Working to end […]

New Study: Violence Against American Indian & Alaska Native Women & Men

A new study funded by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) looks at the extent and impact of sexual and intimate partner violence against American Indian and Alaska Native victims. The study analyzed data from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS). The rates of violence against both Native women and men are […]

WSCADV in the News

WSCADV has been in the news quite a bit in recent weeks. Check out what we had to say!

Stalking And Domestic Violence

The Stalking Resource Center compiles national research on the prevalence of stalking, the impact of stalking on victims, and state, tribal, and federal laws on stalking. Stalking statistics: 6.6 million people in this country are stalked annually 66% of female and 41% of male victims of stalking are stalked by a current or former intimate […]

“There’s No One I Can Trust.”

This paper from the National LGBTQ Domestic Violence Capacity Building Learning Center reports on a survey conducted in collaboration with the National Domestic Violence Hotline. Over 3600 people seeking help for domestic violence shared how their fears about and experiences of mandatory reporting impacted their ability to reach out for help. The study found that […]

WSCADV is Hiring!

WSCADV is now looking for a dynamic Fund Development Manager to lead our fundraising efforts. This is a brand new position for the organization and we are excited about our fund development growth! More information about this position and the application process is available on the job description below. The closing date for this job is Friday, April […]

The 2016 Legislative Session is Underway!

The 2016 Legislative Session began today in Washington. This year’s session is a short one, only 60 days, and WSCADV will be monitoring budget discussions and items that affect domestic violence victims and programs throughout. You can get updates about what is happening in Olympia by signing up for our Action Alerts. Check out WSCADV’s priorities on our […]

National Survey: Domestic Violence Survivors’ Experience Of Law Enforcement

The National Domestic Violence Hotline conducted a survey of survivors about their experience with law enforcement. 637 women who experienced partner violence participated in the survey. According to the survey results: Both the women who had called the police and the women who hadn’t called the police shared a strong reluctance to turning to law enforcement for […]