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All individuals have dignity, worth and value

24-Hour Domestic Violence Hotline: 208.343.7025 24-hour Rape Crisis Hotline: 208.345.7273 (RAPE)

HOPEThis past week as we have continued to return to some semblance of normalcy under the Stage Three Stay Healthy Order under Governor Little’s Rebound Idaho Strategy, much of our community’s attention has been on human rights vigils in support of the black community and on some other more unsettling and disturbing images of destructive protests and counter-protests—some turning violent.

There is much turbulence in our world right now and this adds to already stressful situations in homes where there are unhealthy power dynamics and abuse happening between partners and to children. We are continuing to see increasing rates of calls to our hotlines and emergency intakes into our shelter.

We know we could not provide the services we do, without the support and generosity of our community and because of your help in spreading the message to those who may be experiencing abuse. You help us get the message out: You are not alone. We are here.  

We know that domestic violence affects everyone at every level of our society and anyone can be an abuser. However, statistically there are some very unique challenges faced by minorities, refugees and members of the black community who are victims of domestic abuse and sexual assault.

Our organization has a rich history of gender equality and racial justice work and we are committed to our vision of a community where ALL individuals thrive in safe, healthy relationships, and to that end:

  • We are committed to providing ongoing diversity and inclusion training to our staff to ensure the most welcoming and culturally appropriate experience for each client who comes to us.
  • We will continue to expand our outreach materials to include language and culturally appropriate offerings.
  • We will work to weave the message that all individuals have dignity, worth and value into everything we do.

The WCA offers services to all who have experienced domestic abuse and/or sexual assault regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, marital status, or sexual orientation—free-of-charge.

Help us spread the word about our services and that we are here for anyone who needs them. One way to do that is to print and hang this poster in the restroom or breakroom at your place of work.

There is no excuse and never a reason for abuse. We are here.

-Bea

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EVENTS

Aug 25

2022

WCA Mission Tour

Join us for a 35 minute virtual tour to learn about our mission of safety, healing and freedom through the stories of clients and the impact of our services. The WCA Mission Tour aims to inspire and educate about the complexities and realities of domestic abuse and sexual assault, both here in the Treasure Valley […]

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Oct 02

2022

SueB 5k 10k 2022

On October 2, 2022, we celebrate the 13th annual SueB 5k 10k at noon After two years of racing virtually, we invite you to join us IN PERSON to raise awareness about domestic abuse, while memorializing the life of an individual who has brought so many people together. The SueB 5k 10k provides a space […]

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Oct 12

2022

Witches Night Out at the Village

Mark your calendars for Witches Night Out on October 12, 2022 from 5 – 9 p.m. Wednesday, October 12 we will be celebrating Witches Night Out at The Village at Meridian, hosted by Meridian’s Centercal Properties and its marvelous merchants. Several sponsors help make the evening a resounding success, raising funds for the WCA’ clients’ […]

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Oct 28

2022

Healing Begins with Hope

WCA Healing Begins with Hope Virtual Outreach and Fundraising Event When: October 28, 2022 As the WCA celebrates 112 years of changing lives, we would like to invite our community to mark their calendars and save the date! The event will be an opportunity to learn more about the WCA’s mission of safety, healing and […]

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