Domestic Violence Perpetrator / Aggressor Information and Services
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.
King County Coordinated Response Guide to Domestic Violence
Anger Control Treatment and Therapies (ACT&T)
Phone: (206) 575-3935
Email: contact form on website
Cost: Sliding scale is available; fees may vary depending on program or service.
Additional Information: State certified domestic violence perpetrator treatment which is different than anger management treatment. There is also anger management and private counseling available. For domestic violence treatment, there is a two part intake/screening. You will need to bring copies of court orders. If you have been assigned a probation or parole officer, you will need to bring their names and contact information. All sessions are 90 minutes. Sessions can be mornings or evenings and also Saturday. If needed, call about drop-in or same day appointment.
Coastal Treatment Services
Phone: (425) 646-4406
Cost: Accepts insurance; pre-payment rates are listed on their website.
Additional Information: Coastal Treatment operates a program, Resolve, specifically designed to help clients who struggle with control and anger in their relationships. Resolve is a Washington State Certified Program that meets and exceeds the minimum requirements for designation as a Washington State Certified Domestic Violence Perpetrator Treatment Program. For those seeking help under a court order, the program duration requires a minimum participation and compliance of one year. All participants are required to complete an intake assessment prior to acceptance into the Resolve Domestic Violence Prevention Program. Resolve offers support and resources to the participant’s partner, former partner, and family members. Resolve also offers civil domestic violence evaluations. You will need to bring copies of court orders. If you have been assigned a probation or parole officer, you will need to bring that name and contact information.
Northwest Family Life
Phone: (206) 363-9601
Additional Information: Northwest Family Life conducts a State-Certified Batterers’ Treatment Program for perpetrators of domestic violence. This Intervention program meets the WAC 388-60 for Batterers’ Treatment and provides an opportunity for individuals to understand the effects of abuse, take responsibility for behavior, remain accountable, change attitudes of power and control in relationships, learn anger management skills, and heal from their personal cycles of violence. You will need to bring copies of court orders. If you have been assigned a probation or parole officer, you will need to bring their names and contact information.
Wellspring Family Services (DV Dads)
Phone: (206) 826-3044
Cost: sliding scale
Additional Information: Offers DV Dads program for those actively engaged in state certified domestic violence perpetrator intervention programs such as the program offered by ACT&T. DV Dads focuses on parenting while intervention treatment programs focus on changing the perpetrator’s behavior and decision-making. Wellspring no longer offers intervention treatment to address issues in family law court orders but they still offer intervention treatment to address issues raised in criminal court orders.
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.