24-Hour Domestic Abuse Hotline: 208.343.7025

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24-Hour Sexual Assault Hotline: 208.345.7273 (RAPE)

CEO Update 1.29.21

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

I’m Taking a Breather

I am taking a little bit of time to enjoy a few days with my family this week. It’s my birthday and we are enjoying a few days of solitude and the majestic beauty of the Idaho mountains. More importantly, I am taking some time to step out of the hectic pace of daily life, I am taking a break from the news cycle and I am taking a break to breathe.

Looking back at this past year at the WCA, I am amazed at the frantic pace we have been keeping. The services that have been requested and the number of clients we have served. The changes we have been required to make amidst the ever-changing landscape of the world and community around us. I am amazed and humbled.

While I am taking a moment to pause, reflect and recharge — my team is planning, strategizing and preparing for what is yet to come. We will be ready. We have some exciting things coming out next week, so keep your eyes open. We will be introducing a new WCA website, a digital prevention resource HUB and a podcast in the next few weeks. We are redesigning our newsletter and continuing our brand refresh in an effort to be more inclusive and ready for the future.

The number of hotline calls related to domestic abuse coming into the WCA rose 84% in 2020… and still we are making changes to the way we do business to better ourselves. We are looking at how we provide services to better meet the needs of our community, while we are still experiencing higher-than-ever requests for services.

Home is not always safe and our doors are open. We are proud to be the WCA.

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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