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24-Hour Domestic Violence Hotline: 208.343.7025 24-hour Rape Crisis Hotline: 208.345.7273 (RAPE)
CEO Update 7.8.2021

Please understand me There are at least 95 different languages spoken in Boise, and this presents a challenge for many agencies working to provide social services. Can you imagine being in crisis and not able to communicate? For the WCA, we are fortunate in that we have the resources to subscribe to a language line, […]


CEO Update 7.1.2021

Celebrating freedom on so many levels! TW: suicide, abuse As we get ready to celebrate the 4th of July holiday, I reflect on what freedom means. I used to think of this time of year in a very narrow context—a holiday to commemorate the birth of our country. While that is still what we celebrate […]


CEO Update 6.24.2021

Men are survivors too… Something that still surprises individuals when we do outreach presentations is the statistics around the number of men who suffer the trauma of domestic abuse, domestic violence and sexual violence. Nationally, the statistics are that one in seven men will be involved in an abusive relationship, and one in six will […]


June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month and Immigrant Heritage Month

While you may not know it, I am the firstborn child of Norwegian immigrants. My parents came to this country in 1948 after World War II, seeking more opportunity after enduring the German occupation. While both of my parents were gainfully employed in Norway—my father had a Civil Engineering degree and my mother had a […]


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