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Survivor Stories

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

Covered in Denial

By Survivor/WCA Client

Wearing Rosie pink shades


Heavy steel bracelets

Carrying a heavy heart

I slowly walk towards those


Asking “why am I here?”

My feet weigh me down

The closer I get,

As I arrive to these steps

I look up to see


I take my first step and before to


A nice woman’s face is the first

That I see,

Her eyes whisper softly to me

The W.C.A. hands embrace my face

And say

“come in sweet dear it will be ok

I wince at the thought how

At ease I feel

This woman speaks

“welcome to the W.C.A.

My heart aches once more

As she can see,

Right through me

I belong here,

So that I may break free,

Two years later

I stand here before her

Rosy pink shades down on the floor

Press my foot down so

They shatter once more,

Those heavy steel bracelets now pined on the

Wall of the past

And here I am, finally free it’s

All in the past


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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