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

The WCA’s direct client services program operates a shelter clients store that is located on-site at the emergency shelter, Serena’s House.  It is premised upon the concept of a token society wherein individuals earn tokens that may be utilized to buy goods in the store, i.e. dishes, flatware, pots and pans, blankets, child-related items and more.  To earn these tokens, clients choose to participate in program activities designed to promote healing and to enhance knowledge.  The tokens act as reinforcers; they have no intrinsic value but may be accumulated and exchanged for desired and needed goods, particularly as clients get close to their exit date.  All items in the store are new and are made possible by a caring community that donates goods to benefit WCA clients.  Our clients have varying needs and one of great importance is the ability to establish an independent and violence-free life for themselves and their children.  Lack of resources is a barrier for many trying to leave an abusive relationship and may be equally so for many trying to make it on their own.  The WCA’s token society program, along with the support of the community, provides a holistic and effective approach to aid clients in their journey toward self-determination.

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EVENTS

Jul 11

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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Jul 28

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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