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Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Services

Contacting Us:

1407 Commercial Street
Bellingham, Washington 98225
24 Crisis Hotline: (360) 715-1563 or TOLL FREE (877) 715-1563
Business Line: (360) 671-5714

Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Services helps men, women and children cope with the affects of domestic violence and sexual assault. Trained volunteers and staff provide caring support and help 24 hours a day. There is no charge for victim support services.

Visit their Website: http://www.dvsas.org/

Sexual Assault Program:

This program provides services 24 hours a day. Trained volunteer advocates and staff are available to meet in person or over the phone.  They are trained to listen and to provide support and can help each client identify a personal process for healing. Advocates are available to go to the hospital emergency room and can also attend court or other legal proceedings. Professionally facilitated support groups are available to provide a private setting to talk with others who have been affected by sexual assault. Participants learn from each other while exploring a range of topics related to the issue.  All services are available to men, women and minors who have been affected by a past or recent incident of sexual assault.

Domestic Violence Program:

This program provides trained volunteer advocates and staff who are available to offer emergency support, safety planning, and information to anyone affected by domestic violence. Help is available in person or over the phone and no appointment is necessary. Office hours are Monday ~ Friday, 9 to 5. Advocates are available to help clients with protection order paper work and to accompany them to court. Emergency referrals to confidential shelter, transitional housing and other services are also available. Drop-in support and skill building groups are available for adult women, teenagers and children.