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From Bev’s Desk: New Beginnings

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

Starting over after domestic abuse can be challenging and fraught with self-doubt and fear.  It can be especially hard to create a peaceful new life after living in  an isolating relationship ruled by power and control. While it is difficult, you can ask others for help in order to stay safely be free from violence.

Make a list of people that you feel are supportive and caring and talk to them. You don’t have to tell them everything, but just reach out. Most often you will be surprised how many want to help you. They can help you with the little things that make all the difference,  like watching your children while you go to court, providing transportation, or an empathetic ear that truly hears your words.  When your life has been closed down by another who pays no heed to your thoughts and needs, it can be scary to trust that others really care.  Isolation greatly magnifies fear, but reaching out can be liberating. It allows for you to reawaken once dashed dreams.  A new beginning after abuse is possible – dare to think about the sweet things that you would like in your life.  It’s possible – you can find happiness again.

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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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