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Domestic Violence Additional Links

This page provides links to a wide range of organizations you may find helpful. Please note that the City of Renton is not responsible for the contents on any of the below websites.

King County Sexual Assault Resource Center

Minority Services

  • Asian Counseling & Referral Service: www.acrs.org  
    Services for Asians and Pacific Islanders include domestic violence intervention, legal help, counseling, case management, and a food bank.
  • Catholic Community Services and Archdiocesan Housing
    Services include counseling, housing, and emergency assistance.
  • Chaya
    Services for South Asian women who have experienced domestic violence include a help line, advocacy, counseling, and support groups.
  • Jewish Family Services: www.jfsseattle.org  
    Services for the Jewish community include Project DVORA (Domestic Violence, Outreach, Response, and Advocacy), counseling, addiction recovery, vocational guidance, and emergency financial assistance.
  • Northwest Network of Bisexual, Transgender, Lesbian, and Gay Survivors of Abuse: www.nwnetwork.org  
    Services for bisexual, trans, lesbian, and gay survivors of abuse include support groups, safety planning, counseling, and legal advocacy.
  • Refugee Women's Alliance: www.rewa.org  
    Services for refugee and immigrant women include domestic violence advocacy, support groups, ESL classes, and citizenship preparation.
  • Seattle Indian Health Board: www.sihb.org  
    Services for American Indians and Alaska Natives include healthcare, chemical dependency treatment, counseling, and financial assistance.

Elder Services

  • Federal Administration on Aging: www.aoa.gov  
    Elder abuse prevention and treatment resources. Provides links to elder abuse resources in all states.
  • National Center on Elder Abuse: www.elderabusecenter.org  
    Provides many resources to help find the assistance, publications, data and information you need.
  • National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse: www.preventelderabuse.org  
    Information about elder abuse, how to get help, and how communities can stop and prevent elder abuse.
  • Washington State's Adult Protective Services: http://www.aasa.dshs.wa.gov/aps/  
    Includes a description of their services and procedures, definitions and answers to commonly asked questions.

Family and Youth Services

  • Children's Response Center
    Services for children and families who have been affected by child sexual abuse, homicide, domestic abuse or other traumatic events include counseling, medical and legal advocacy, information and referrals.
  • Friends of Youth: www.friendsofyouth.org  
    Services for children, youth, and families include youth programs, substance abuse treatment, housing, counseling, and parent education.
  • Office of the Family and Children's Ombudsman: www.governor.wa.gov/ofco  
    Serves as an independent voice for families involved with Child Protective Services and the child welfare system, and investigates complaints.
  • The Teen Line: www.theteenline.org  
    Provides peer counseling for teens who are experiencing personal crisis.

King County Agencies 

  • Consejo: http://consejocounseling.org/
  • Crisis Clinic: www.crisisclinic.org 
    Comprehensive online database of King County resources and information about their 24-hour crisis line for people in emotional crisis.
  • Domestic Abuse Women's Network: www.dawnonline.org
  • Family Resource Center: www.familyresourcecenter.org
  • Eastside human service campus with organizations providing services including medical and dental care, legal aid, emergency food and shelter, youth activities, counseling, housing, and refugee services.
  • Hopelink: www.hope-link.org  
    Eastside human service agency provides housing, childcare, transportation, family development programs, and emergency assistance with food, clothing, heat, and eviction-prevention.
  • King County Coalition Against Domestic Violence: www.kccadv.org  
    Links to local domestic violence resources, ways to take action against violence, job openings, and community events.
  • King County Domestic Violence Information: www.kingcounty.gov/courts/Clerk/DomesticViolence.aspx  
    Information about domestic violence for victims, offenders, and others who are impacted by it. Links to the King County Prosecutor's domestic violence site.
  • New Beginnings: www.newbegin.org
  • South King County YWCA: www.ywcaworks.org

Washington State Agencies

  • Address Confidentiality Program: www.secstate.wa.gov/acp  
    Provides information about Washington State's substitute mailing address program for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
  • Department of Social and Health Services: www.wa.gov/dshs  
    Information about DSHS services including financial assistance, medical help, employment programs, and child support collection.
  • Office of Crime Victim's Advocacy: www.ocva.wa.gov  
    Information about crime victim's compensation and victim services.
  • Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs: www.wcsap.org  
    Education about social change and community development, public policy, and a list of sexual assault programs in Washington.
  • Washington State's Adult Protective Services: http://www.aasa.dshs.wa.gov/aps/  
    Includes a description of their services and procedures, definitions and answers to commonly asked questions.
  • Washington State Legislature: www.leg.wa.gov  
    Provides information about Washington's House of Representatives and Senate, and about state legislation.

National Agencies

  • Alcohol/Drug Helpline: www.adhl.org  
    Information about their 24-hour helpline, referrals, and resources.
  • Communities Against Violence Network: http://cavnet.blogspot.com/  
    Information sharing network and an online database about sexual and domestic violence.
  • Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence: http://www.aahd.us/best-practice/communities-against-violence-network-cavnet/  
    Offers programs designed to assist businesses and corporations in putting violence awareness programs in place.
  • Donate-A-Phone: http://www.ncadv.org/act/donate/donateaphone  
    Information on where to donate a phone, how to start a local collection, and the requirements for receiving a phone.
  • Faith Trust Institute: http://www.faithtrustinstitute.org/  
    Working together to end sexual and domestic violence, interreligious resource addressing sexual and domestic violence, providing training and educational materials.
  • Family Violence Prevention Fund: www.fvpf.org  
    Programs addressing workplace, healthcare, and criminal justice response to domestic violence; public policy information; and public awareness campaigns.
  • U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement; http://www.ice.gov/victim-notification/  
  • Notification Program which allows eligible victims and witnesses to obtain reliable and timely information regarding a criminal alien's release from custody.
  • National Coalition Against Domestic Violence: www.ncadv.org  
    Information about domestic violence, public policy, getting help, and programs working to end domestic violence.
  • Spouse Abuse by Law Enforcement: www.policedv.com.
    Information for victims whose abusers are members of law enforcement.
  • Stop Family Violence: http://www.stopfamilyviolence.com/  
    Encourages activism via an email list, lobbying, and media outreach.

Legal Information

  • King County Bar Association Family Law Programs: http://www.kcba.org/pbs/familylaw.aspx  
    Family law help available to low and moderate-income King County residents.
  • King County Protection Orders: www.protectionorder.org  
    Information on obtaining a protection order including copies of the forms and contact information for protection order advocates.
  • Northwest Justice Projec: www.nwjustice.org  
    Legal self-help materials including information on dissolutions and custody.
  • Northwest Women's Law Center: www.nwwlc.org  
    Legal self-help materials including information on working with a lawyer, community debts, paternity, and child protective service cases.

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