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Washington

Abused and Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services

Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services (ADWAS) provides comprehensive services for Deaf and DeafBlind survivors of domestic and sexual violence that include advocacy, therapy, parenting and children’s programs. In addition, we provide outreach and education to the community with a focus on prevention of violence. We staff the 24/7 local domestic violence hotline as well as… Read more »

Disability Liberation Project

The Disability Liberation Project works to highlight the value and brilliance of people with disabilities, especially immigrants and people of color, while exploring the intersections of disability with domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. We are working to increase our organizational capacity to better serve people with disabilities and developing partnerships with local disability… Read more »

Washington State-Sexual Assault Response Project

The Washington State-Sexual Assault Response Project is a collaboration between Disability Rights Washington, the Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs and the Long-term Care Ombudsman Program.  These three organizations came together to address the increased risk of sexual abuse for people with disabilities living in long-term care and who may have a disempowering environment. Our… Read more »

Domestic Violence and Mental Health Collaboration Project

The Domestic Violence and Mental Health Collaboration Project is a locally-focused partnership between domestic violence advocates, mental health service providers, and legal aid providers. We are collaborating to make services more accessible, holistic, and integrated, and to better meet the mental health, safety, and self-determination needs of domestic violence survivors…. Read more »