Domestic Violence Victim and Survivor Resources

Help is available. There are many supportive and helpful resources in our community. Sometimes it takes time, patience and several calls to find the help that is right for you. Click on the links below to learn more.  

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Family Law Toolkit for Domestic Violence Survivors Produced by the King County Coalition Ending Gender-Based Violence

King County Coordinated Response Guide to Domestic Violence

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Domestic Abuse Women’s Network (DAWN) Community Advocates

24-Hour Crisis Line: (425) 656-7867
Phone:
(425) 656-4305 or (877) 465-7234
En Espanol: (425) 656-4305, ext. 232
Email: dawnetwork@dawnonline.org
Website: www.dawnonline.org
Cost: Free
Additional Information: Offers counseling and advocacy for DV survivors, support groups (English or Spanish), children’s programs (Kid’s Club), and confidential shelter and other health support services. Extended Stay program for transitional housing for homeless families. The shelter-based program offers domestic violence education, recreational activities, play times, tutors for school-age children, and access to daycare and schools. The Shelter children’s advocate provides moms and their children a supportive atmosphere, and access to information and resources to meet children’s needs. Multiple program locations.
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Eastside Domestic Violence Program

24-hour Crisis Line: 1-425-746-1940 or 1-800-827-8840
Phone: (425) 562-8840
Email: email@edvp.org
Website: www.edvp.org
Additional Information: Serves East King County. Offers counseling and assistance to DV survivors and their children. Programs offered (see their website): 24 hour Crisis Line, Individual and Group Counseling, Support Groups, Children & Teen Groups, Legal Advocates, Community Education, Information and Referrals, Emergency Shelter, Rental Assistance and Permanent and Transitional Housing Assistance.  Multiple program locations.
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HCSATS: Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress 

Phone: 206-744-1600
Websitewww.hcsats.org
Cost: Call about fees if not using medical coupons or insurance and ask about sliding scale fees.
Additional Information: Offers family/individual counseling for abuse victims; medical exams for victims of child abuse/sexual assault; foster care assessment program; Comprehensive Assessment Program (CAP) for families involved with Child Protection Services. Located at 401 Broadway, #2075, Seattle, WA 98104. Appointments only; no walk-ins.
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LifeWire

24 Hour Help Line: 1-800-827-8840  or 1-425-746-1940
Website: https://www.lifewire.org/
Cost:
Additional Information:
Provides information and supportive services for victims of domestic violence including a 24 hour helpline, support groups, mental health therapy and information about getting legal help for protection orders and more. Multiple program locations.
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New Beginnings

24-hour Help Line: (206) 522-9472
Administrative Office: (206) 783-4520
Website: www.newbegin.org
Cost: FREE
Additional Information: Offers safety planning, counseling, emergency shelter information, children’s services, transitional housing information, legal clinics where you can talk with a lawyer and more. Multiple program locations.
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Northwest Family Life

Phone: (206) 363-9601
Email: hope@nwfamilylife.org
Website: http://northwestfamilylife.org/suvivor-services/
Cost: Some services are free; some offer a sliding scale. Call for more info.
Additional Information: NW Family Life offers counseling & support groups, safety planning, advocacy referrals, and community resources. Our advocates can also help you locate housing and shelter services in your area. These services are free of charge. We may also be able to help you find counseling and other resources available at low cost on a sliding scale.
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Valley Cities Counseling and Consultation

Phone: (253) 939-4055
E-mail access@valleycities.org
Website: www.valleycities.org
Cost: Offers a sliding fee scale depending upon availability. Accepts private insurance, Medicaid, Medicare and private pay.
Additional Information: Domestic violence counseling; family support; homelessness and housing services; other counseling services. Clients must call and have a phone screening to set up intake appointment. Multiple program locations.
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YWCA of South King County and Central Seattle

24-hour Crisis Line: (206) 461-4882
South King County Regional Center Phone: (425) 226-1266, #5
Email: twalker@ywcaworks.org
Website: www.ywcaworks.org
Additional Information: YWCA provides advocacy and services for domestic violence victims, including emergency housing. Serves South King County. Provides shelter for women (over 18) and children (boys up to age 9 at the emergency shelter). Multiple program locations.
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Service providers below offer assistance for those dealing with language and communication barriers, as well as those from vulnerable or historically under-served groups.

 

Abused Deaf Women Advocacy Services (ADWAS)
Local Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Line

Video phone for deaf callers only: 1-855-812-1001
TTY: 1 (800) 787-3224
Voice: 1 (800) 799-7233
ADWAS Main Office VP: (206) 922-7088
Office phone: (206) 726-0093 TTY
Email: adwas@adwas.org
Website: www.adwas.org
Cost: FREE
Additional Information: ADWAS provides advocacy and counseling for Deaf, Deaf-Blind, or Hard of Hearing victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse, and stalking. Located in Seattle, serves King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties. ADWAS also offers the Positive Deaf Parenting program. See website for class schedules. Transitional housing assistance also available.
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API Chaya (Asian, South Asian, and Pacific Islander Communities)

Helpline: 206-325-0325 or (toll-free) 1-877-922-4292
Website: https://www.apichaya.org
Email: info@apichaya.org
Cost: Free
Additional Information:
Advocacy and support services for Asian, South Asian, and Pacific Islander survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, and human trafficking survivors from all communities. Safety planning, counseling, legal help, support groups and referrals for additional services.
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Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS)

Phone: (206) 695-7600
Website: www.acrs.org
Cost: Offers a sliding scale (Fees may be VERY low; call and ask). Accepts Medicaid, Basic Health, private pay and selected private insurances, including Group Health, Molina, Regence and Blue Shields.
Additional Information: Domestic and dating violence counseling. Support for current victims of DV. Minimum one-year state mandated group treatment, affordable individual counseling, referral to other needed services such as substance abuse treatment or mental health.
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Consejo Counseling and Referral Service (Latino/a Communities)

Hotline: (206) 753-7006
Phone: 
(206) 461-4880
Website:  http://www.consejocounseling.org/
Cost: Sliding scale and medical coupons are accepted.
Additional Information: Domestic violence intervention, mental health counseling, legal advocacy, and referrals for Spanish speaking adults and children. To set up sessions, call and ask for intake.
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Korean Community Counseling Center 

Phone: (425) 697-5642
Email: kcscseattle@hotmail.com
website: http://www.kcscseattle.org/
Cost:
Additional Information: Provides bilingual and cultural services to Korean families. Individual and Family Counseling, Free Legal Counseling, Parenting Classes, Youth Leadership Programs, Immigrant Assistant Services, Translation Services, and Information and Assistance Services.
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Northwest Network (LGBT Communities)

Phone: (206) 568-7777
Email: info@nwnetwork.org
Website: www.nwnetwork.org
Cost: Free
Additional Information:
Support services by and for the LGBT community.  Skilled support for survivors of domestic, dating and sexual abuse. All genders welcome. LGBT competent assistance with protection orders, counseling, safety planning, legal advocacy, group support, and individual therapy.

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Refugee Women’s Alliance (Refugees and Immigrants)

Phone: (206) 721-0243
Website:
 www.rewa.org
Additional Information: Provides comprehensive support services in 17 languages for adults and children; Assistance with applying for protection orders; Developing safety plans; and Accessing safe shelters.  Provides help understanding and navigating the legal system; Anti-Human Trafficking support; and intensive case management. Support groups for refugee and immigrant women who have experienced violence or who are at risk of violence. Mental health counseling and consultation. Referral to community resources for survivors of crime, survivors of domestic violence and survivors of sexual assault. After-hour cellphone helpline crisis calls in 7 different languages. Multiple locations.
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Seattle Indian Health Board (Native American Communities)

24-hour crisis line: 1-888-998-6423
Email: info@sihb.org
Website: http://www.sihb.org/job-opportunities/
Cost: Discounted fees to those who qualify (Fees may be VERY low. Call and ask.) Accepts Medicaid and most insurances as well.
Additional Information: Offers a range of services and assistance to women victims of domestic violence. Assistance is offered in the following areas: Safety planning; Locating safe shelters; Obtaining restraining orders; Emergency help such as food vouchers and transportation; Education (both individual and group); and more. Services are available by calling (206) 324-9360 or by walk-in.
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If you are in crisis, please call on of the following services for help:

24-Hour Crisis Line 866-4-CRISIS (866-427-4747)
King County 2-1-1: Dial 2-1-1 or 800-621-4636 (M–F 8am–6pm)
24-Hour WA Recovery Help Line 866-789-1511
Teen Link 866-833-6546 (Evenings 6–10pm)

Family Law CASA does not endorse any organization listed; the information is simply provided to assist those seeking resources. These lists may not be complete and do not include those in private practice. Suggestions for additional resources to be listed are welcome.