24-Hour Domestic Abuse Hotline: 208.343.7025


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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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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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