Join Jacksons Food Stores to End Domestic Violence

Jacksons Food Stores is generously partnering with WSCADV to Give the Gift of Peace this holiday season. Today marks the launch of the 15th year of this incredible community campaign to raise awareness about domestic violence and support survivors of abuse and their children. Last year, the Gift of Peace campaign raised over $24,000 to […]

Open Letter from Gender-Based Violence Organizations Regarding Sex Trade Arrests in Seattle

October 9, 2019 Dear Mayor Durkan and Members of the Seattle City Council, We are leading organizations in Washington State working to end sexual assault, domestic violence, and other forms of gender-based violence. We are deeply disturbed by the news, reported last week, that the Seattle Police Department has apparently abandoned existing policy on prostitution […]

New Resource! Friends & Family Guide for Helping Someone in an Abusive Relationship

We are thrilled to announce the release of our new Friends & Family Guide. This online resource covers how to help someone who is experiencing abuse, as well as how to talk to someone who is harming or abusing their partner. The guide also includes a section on how to support teens to have healthy relationships. WSCADV’s research […]

Give the Gift of Peace with Jacksons Food Stores

Jacksons Food Stores is once again generously partnering with WSCADV to Give the Gift of Peace beginning today through December 25th. Last year, this campaign raised over $20,000 to support our work to prevent domestic violence. How can you be a part of it? Stop by your neighborhood Jacksons and purchase a Peace Dove for $1, $5, […]

Refuse To Abuse® 5k sold out!

We are thrilled to announce that our 7th annual Refuse To Abuse® 5k at Safeco Field has sold out! Thank you to everyone who has signed up to join us in taking a stand against domestic and sexual violence and playing a role in creating healthy, safe communities. Read our press release here.

Seattle Storm Honors Nan Stoops

The Seattle Storm has selected WSCADV’s Nan Stoops as one of their 2018 Inspiring Women honorees. “I am very honored to join the Seattle Storm in celebrating the strength, resilience, courageous survival, and bold living of women and girls in our community,” said Stoops. “This is our time, right now, to take the world by Storm!” […]

Thank you to Jacksons Food Stores!

Jacksons Food Stores’ “Give the Gift of Peace” campaign is in its 14th year and we are privileged to be one of the beneficiaries. Jacksons Food Stores and its customers donated a total of $23,163.52 ($11,581.76 from customer donations and matched dollar for dollar by Jacksons). The donations will help fund our work of promoting […]

The Gift of Peace

The “Give the Gift of Peace” campaign launched this weekend throughout western Washington. Last year’s campaign raised over $20,000 in donations, but even more important is that the campaign is a concrete message to the survivors of domestic violence in our communities that their neighbors care about and support them. Check out our press release: Jacksons […]

WSCADV announces two million in funding for Domestic Violence Housing First research

Studies show that domestic violence is a leading cause of homelessness. The Domestic Violence Housing First approach prioritizes getting survivors of domestic violence into stable housing as quickly as possible and then providing the support they need to rebuild their lives. We are thrilled to announce an investment of two million dollars to research the effectiveness […]

National Recognition for Building Dignity

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum has announced that Building Dignity: Design Strategies for Domestic Violence Shelter will be featured in their exhibition of socially responsible design “By the People: Designing a Better America.” We are honored that Cooper Hewitt has chosen to highlight the groundbreaking and transformative ideas and solutions of Building Dignity. Kudos to […]