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Resources for Underserved Groups

Resources in Bellingham

Lummi Victims of Crime

360.384.2285

Website: http://www.lummi-nsn.org/Court_law_PS/VOC/VOC_body.htm

At Lummi Victims of Crime (LVOC) we are available 24 hours a day through our 24-Hour Help Line to listen, offer support, or meet in person. Additional support services are available Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, at our office. Services provided to all Native American individuals residing on or off Lummi Nation.

At LVOC we are here to help any adult or adolescent who has been affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, elder abuse, assault & battery, survivor of homicide, child abuse and sexual assault.

Services Include:

  • Crisis counseling in-person or via telephone
  • On-scene advocacy for domestic violence and sexual assault crimes
  • Safety Planning, Information & Referral
  • Legal advocacy – court hearings, protection & restraining orders
  • Transportation to medical, legal and therapy appointments
  • Ne-Alis Tokw (My Sister's Place) - Domestic Violence Shelter
  • Education -Teen Girls groups
  • Therapy referrals – sweats, smudges
  • Traditional healing
  • Emergency assistance, such as replace house door locks, replace front car windshield and board up house windows due to domestic violence incidents.
Community to Community Development

360.738.0893

Website: http://foodjustice.org/wp/index.php

Community to Community Development is a women-led place based, grassroots organization working for a just society and healthy communities. We are committed to systemic change and to creating strategic alliances that strengthen local and global movements toward social, economic, and environmental justice.

Resources in Seattle

Communities Against Rape and Abuse

206.322.4856

Website: http://www.cara-seattle.org/

Communities Against Rape and Abuse (CARA) is an organization spearheaded by survivors who are marginalized from mainstream sexual assault services. CARA creates spaces for our constituencies — including people who are young, of color, queer, incarcerated, poor, and/or have disabilities — to invest in the power of collective action, critical dialogue, and community organizing to undermine rape, abuse, and oppression.

Northwest Network of LGBT Survivors of Abuse

206.568.7777

Website: http://www.nwnetwork.org/

The Northwest Network increases our communities' ability to support the self-determination and safety of bisexual, transgendered, lesbian, and gay survivors of abuse through education, organizing and advocacy. We work within a broad liberation movement dedicated to social and economic justice, equality and respect for all people and the creation of loving, inclusive and accountable communities.

We provide support and advocacy for LBGT folks of all genders who are surviving abuse. We are leather and kink friendly.

Our services are free and confidential. They include support groups, individual counseling, legal advocacy, shelter referrals, safety planning, basic needs assistance, community education and community organizing.

Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy

206.236.3134

Website: http://www.adwas.org/

ADWAS is committed to providing services to Deaf and Deaf-Blind victims of sexual assault and/or domestic violence. The mission of ADWAS is a belief that violence is a learned behavior and it should not be tolerated.

National Resources

Women of Color Network

Website: http://womenofcolornetwork.org/

Incite – Women of Color Against Violence

Website: http://www.incite-national.org/index.php?s=37

International Directory of Domestic Violence Agencies in 80 Languages

Website: http://www.hotpeachpages.net/index.html

National Latino Alliance Against Domestic Violence

Website: http://www.dvalianza.org/

Institute on Domestic Violence in African American Communities

Website: http://www.dvinstitute.org/

Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence

Website: http://www.apiahf.org/apidvinstitute/default.htm

Page Updated 01.16.2014