24-Hour Domestic Abuse Hotline: 208.343.7025


24-Hour Sexual Assault Hotline: 208.345.7273

Court Advocacy 101

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

WCA Court Advocacy

The WCA provides assistance to petitioners seeking protection orders in Ada County through Court Advocacy programming. WCA staff and trained volunteers are at the Ada County Courthouse each week to provide assistance, support and resources to those navigating the protection order hearing process.

The WCA has a long-standing partnership with the Ada County Court system and is involved with most protection order proceedings from the beginning — providing basic information about the process to being a source of emotional support for the petitioner(s) before, during and after proceedings take place. In 2012, the WCA assisted with 542 of the 599 protection orders filed in Ada County court.

“WCA court advocates provide an invaluable resource to the domestic violence protection order hearing process in that they can act as a buffer between the court and the petitioner by answering questions, clarifying expectations, and explaining the specifics of the DV protection order laws requirements,” said Christina King, WCA Court Advocate Manager. “They can really be a calming agent in a highly emotional situation.”

The WCA Court Advocacy program can also provide clients with access to legal referrals, victim attorney services and safety planning.



Jun 22


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 01


SueB 5k and Family Friendly Scavenger Hunt October 1, 2023

Join us for the 14th annual SueB 5k The 14th annual SueB 5k will be on October 1, 2023 and we hope you can join us! We invite you to join us to raise awareness about domestic abuse, while memorializing the life of an individual who has brought so many people together. The SueB 5k […]

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