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Beyond Survival strives to support, educate and empower all people impacted by sexual assault. They provide safe, confidential support and assist with crisis intervention.

Service area: Stafford Creek/Grays Harbor County
Work with: All survivors of sexual abuse and their loved ones.
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Hospital accompaniment during forensic exams; legal and medical advocacy; information, referrals, and references.
Services for survivors after release include: Information, referrals, and references.
Services for loved ones include: Information, referrals, and references.
Fees: Free
Additional Information: Services are available in English and Spanish. Se ofrece servicios en español.

address

120 W First St, P.O. Box 203

Aberdeen, WA 98520

Office

(360) 533-9751

Office hours: 9am-5pm PST
24-hour hotline

(888) 626-2460

Accept Collect Calls: No
email

director@ghbeyondsurvival.com

website

ghbeyondsurvival.com

The Family Resource Center of Lincoln County provides services to survivors of sexual assault in Lincoln County. Services include: a 24-hour hotline and crisis intervention, support groups, medical and legal advocacy, one-on-one advocacy, and information and referrals. All sexual assault services are free and confidential and available to women, men, and children.

address

P.O. Box 1130
Davenport, WA 99122

Office

(509) 725-4358

24-hour hotline

(800) 932-0932

Forks Abuse Program provides services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence and their loved ones, primarily in Clallam and Jefferson Counties. Services include: 24-hour hotline and crisis intervention; advocacy-based counseling; legal, medical, and social advocacy; hospital, police, and court accompaniment; emergency shelter for survivors and families; women’s support groups; and information and referrals. There are no fees for services, but donations are accepted.

address

P.O. Box 1775
Forks, WA 98331

Office

(360) 374-6411

24-hour crisis line

(360) 374-2273

email

forksabusepgm@centurytel.net

The Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress, part of Harborview Hospital, offers services to prevent and counter the harmful effects of traumatic experiences on victims, families, and the community. Services include emergency medical care after sexual assault/abuse, including forensic examinations and consultation. There are no fees for emergency medical examinations. The Center also offers counseling services including: information and referrals, crisis counseling and support, and therapy groups for survivors of sexual assault. Initial appointments and groups are free of charge. Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress accepts most major insurance carriers to cover fees for other services. Survivors who are unable to pay may be eligible for reduced fee or free services through the Charity Care program.

address

1401 East Jefferson, fourth floor
Seattle, WA 98122

Office

(206) 744-1600

24-hour hotline

(206) 521-1800

TDD hotline

(206) 521-1808

website

hcsats.org

King County Sexual Assault Resource Center provides comprehensive services to survivors of sexual assault at no charge. Services include: a 24-hour resource and information line; crisis intervention; therapy for children, teens, and adult survivors of sexual assault; legal and medical advocacy; and on-going support. Services for survivors are provided in English and Spanish. Prevention education and training are also provided.

address

PO Box 300
Renton, WA 98057

Office (TTY)

(425) 226-5062

24-hour Sexual Assault Resource line

(888) 998-6423

email

kcsarc.org

Kitsap Sexual Assault Center provides services to survivors of sexual assault in Kitsap County. Services include: a 24-hour support and crisis hotline, medical and legal advocacy, and individual and group therapy. Counselors are willing to meet with inmates to arrange for crisis intervention and other advocacy services. Advocacy and support groups are free of charge. Fees for therapy are based on a sliding scale, and most insurance is accepted. Individuals who have low or no income are eligible for free counseling. The 24-hour hotline accepts collect calls.

address

P.O. Box 1936
Port Orchard, WA 98366

Office

(360) 479-1788

24-hour hotline

(360) 479-8500

The Pacific Northwest’s leading AIDS service organization, Lifelong AIDS Alliance is committed to preventing the spread of HIV and to providing practical support services and advocacy for those whose lives are affected by HIV and AIDS in Washington State. Lifelong AIDS Alliance offers the following programs and services to individuals living with HIV/AIDS in King County: case management, nutritional assistance, housing referrals and placement assistance, assistance with health insurance premiums, assistance with accessing health care and treatment/medication adherence, and information and referrals to other AIDS service organizations. All Lifelong AIDS Alliance services are free and strictly confidential.

address

1002 E. Seneca St.
Seattle, WA 98122

Office

(206) 328-8979

email

access@llaa.org

website

llaa.org

The Northwest Network of Bisexual, Trans, Lesbian and Gay Survivors of Abuse provides support and advocacy services to LGBT people of all genders who are surviving abuse. Services are primarily targeted to survivors of domestic violence and include: support groups, individual counseling, legal advocacy, shelter referrals, safety planning, basic needs assistance, community education, and community organizing. Although the NW Network does not offer sexual assault-specific services, it is committed to meeting the needs of all LGBT survivors of abuse and can offer advocacy, information, and referrals to survivors of sexual violence in order to find the support that is best suited for each survivor. All services are free and confidential.

address

P.O. Box 20398
Seattle, WA 98102

Office

(206) 568-7777

TTY Message

(206) 517-9670

email

info@nwnetwork.org

website

nwnetwork.org

Rebuilding Hope! Sexual Assault Center for Pierce County offers support toward healing through advocacy and therapy for those affected by sexual assault, abuse and commercial sexual exploitation. Through education and collaboration Rebuilding Hope improves the community’s response to sexual assault and abuse victims and challenges the behaviors and beliefs that promote sexual violence.

Service area: In and around Pierce County.
Work with: All survivors as well as families and friends of survivors.
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Crisis intervention via the 24-hour hotline, by mail or by email; hospital accompaniment during forensic exams; court accompaniment and legal accompaniment for sexual assault cases; provide information and referrals.
Services for survivors after release include: Therapy services.
Services for loved ones include: All of the above.
Fees: The only program that has a fee is our therapy services – Initial Intake Session: $200, each session thereafter: $140, generous sliding fee scale, work with most insurance but not state insurance.
Additional Information: Unable to work with sex offenders

address

101 East 26th St. Ste. 200
Tacoma, WA 98421

Office

253-597-6424

24-hour hotline

(253) 474-7273

or

(800) 756-7273

accept collect calls: No
website

sexualassaultcenter.com

email

renae@hopesacpc.org

SafePlace is the only advocacy agency and confidential shelter for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Thurston County. SafePlace sexual assault programs include: a 24-hour crisis line, Sexual Assault Response and Prevention Team (SARPT), in-person advocacy at both the residential shelter and the community services office, sexual assault survivors support group, individual counseling, medical and legal advocacy, and information and referrals. All services are free to survivors. Correspondence can be made out to: Jen Friedlander, SA Program Coordinator, SafePlace PO Box 2002 Olympia, WA 98507-2002.

address

314 Legion Way SE
Olympia, WA 98501

Office

(360) 754-6389

24-hour hotline

(360) 754-6300

24-hour TTY hotline

(360) 943-6703

email

help@safeplaceolympia.org

website

safeplaceolympia.org

Sexual Assault and Family Trauma Response Center (SAFeT Response Center) provides advocacy and support services for survivors of sexual assault and other crimes in the Spokane region. Services include: a 24-hour sexual assault crisis hotline, medical and legal advocacy, crisis intervention, information and referrals, general advocacy and support groups, as well as individual and group therapy. Crime victim advocacy, information and referral, and crisis intervention are provided at no charge. Services requiring a fee can be paid through Medicaid, private insurance, and Crime Victims Compensation Funds. A sliding fee scale is offered for survivors who are unable to pay for services.

address

210 W. Sprague Ave.
Spokane, WA 99201

Office

(509) 747-8224

24-hour Sexual Assault Crisis hotline

(509) 624-7273

TTY hotline

(509) 838-9006

website

lcsnw.org/spokane/SAFeT.html

Spokane AIDS Network (SAN) is a community-based organization whose mission is to minimize the impact of, and maximize awareness about, AIDS and other consequences of HIV infection in the Inland Northwest. SAN works with all people infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS and those most at risk for contracting HIV in Spokane County and surrounding vicinities, including all 11 counties on the eastern side of Washington State. Case management services are available for clients when they are incarcerated. SAN can also provide general information and referrals by phone and by mail to survivors who are currently incarcerated. Services for survivors after release include HIV testing and counseling, case management, support groups, and food services for those who are eligible. Clients can also receive referrals to medical providers and case management support to access insurance. Support groups, information, referrals, and case management are offered to loved ones who reside in the same household as a SAN client who is HIV+. Translation services are available upon request. All services are free.

address

905 S. Monroe
Spokane, WA 92204

Office

(509) 455-8993

Accept Collect Calls: Yes, from clients who receive case management services
email

info@SpokaneAIDS.org

website

san-nw.org

The Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs (WCSAP) unites agencies in the state of Washington that are engaged in the elimination of sexual violence through education, advocacy, victim services, and social change. WCSAP functions through member programs to exchange information, training, and expertise. Programs serve survivors, the general public, friends, family, and all those whose lives have been affected by sexual assault. Survivors of sexual assault seeking resources in their area are encouraged to visit the WCSAP website, which includes a listing of local sexual assault service agencies throughout the state of Washington.

address

4317 6th Ave. SE, Suite 102
Olympia, WA 98503

Office

(360) 754-7583

 TTY

(360) 709-0305

website

wcsap.org

A program of Central Washington Comprehensive Mental Health, the Sexual Assault and Crime Victim Services Program in Yakima County is dedicated to the elimination of domestic violence, sexual assault, and general crimes through prevention, education, and advocacy for survivors. Services are available to children and adults and include: a 24-hour hotline; crisis intervention; personal, legal, and medical advocacy; referrals for other community services; and supportive crisis counseling for survivors of sexual assault and other crimes. Support is available for survivors’ friends and family, as well. All services are free and confidential.

address

P.O. Box 959
Yakima, WA 96907

Office

(509) 576-4326

24-hour hotline

(509) 452-9675

Toll-free hotline

(888) 605-6999

website

cwcmh.org

YWCA Clark County’s mission is to eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Service area: Clark County
Work with: All survivors of sexual abuse and their loved ones.
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Mail correspondence; hospital accompaniment during forensic exams; accompaniment to courts and during law enforcement interviews; legal and medical advocacy; information, referrals, and references.
Services for survivors after release include: Accompaniment to courts and during law enforcement interviews; legal and medical advocacy; in-person counseling; support groups as available; crisis intervention and counseling via hotline; and information, referrals, and references.
Fees: Free
Additional Information: Services are available in English and Spanish. Se ofrece servicios en español.

address

3609 Main Street
Vancouver, WA 98663

office

(360) 696-0167

24-hour hotline

(360) 695-0501

 office hours: Monday through Thursday 8:30am-5:30pm and Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
website

ywcaclarkcounty.org

email

info@ywcaclarkcounty.org

The YWCA of Walla Walla serves domestic violence and sexual assault survivors in Walla Walla and Columbia Counties. The YWCA of Walla Walla provides free shelter services for women and children as well as free support groups and individual counseling to women. Childcare is provided during group meetings at no cost. Other services include: a 24-hour crisis hotline for all survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, and comprehensive medical, legal, and systems advocacy. The YWCA of Walla Walla assists the public with domestic violence protection orders, sexual assault protection orders, and anti-harassment orders at its daily, courthouse-based protection order clinic.

address

213 S. First Avenue
Walla Walla, WA 99362

Office

(590) 525-2570

Crisis hotline

(509) 529-9922

TTY hotline

(800) 833-6384

website

ywcaww.org

Columbia Legal Services is a nonprofit agency providing services for low income men, women, and youth. The Institutions Project looks into complaints of sexual abuse and rape in prisons and jails. Investigations will be monitored carefully to ensure that policies are being followed. Individual claims and cases are generally referred to private council for further legal assistance. All services are confidential.

address

101 Yesler Way, Suite 301
Seattle, WA 98104

Office

(206) 464-0838

Collect for Prisoners

(206) 382-3399

Legal Voice, formerly the Northwest Women’s Law Center, has been the vanguard organization bringing groundbreaking litigation and fighting for landmark legislation to ensure justice for women in the Pacific Northwest for more than 30 years. The Legal Voice Litigation Program brings cases that change law throughout several states in the Northwest, including Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho. The Legal Voice Self-Help Program provides free legal and practical information for women and men. Survivors of sexual abuse behind bars can contact Legal Voice confidentially by phone or by mail by sending a letter marked “legal mail” to the address above. Legal Voice receives a large number of requests for assistance and is able to provide legal representation or advocacy only for a limited number of clients whose cases have the potential for broader impact, but will respond with any information and referrals that are available.

address

907 Pine Street, Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98101

Office

(206) 682-9225

Legal Information and Referral

(206) 621-7691

Toll-free Legal Information and Referrals

(866) 259-7720

TTY

(206) 521-4317

email

info@legalvoice.org

website

legalvoice.org

The Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is a not-for-profit statewide organization that provides free civil legal services to low-income people from nine offices throughout the state of Washington. The Northwest Justice Project client intake system (CLEAR) allows low-income individuals to be referred to legal assistance in their community by calling a toll-free number. Civil legal education and self-help representation materials are available from the Northwest Justice Project’s website at www.washingtonlawhelp.org. Northwest Justice Project provides representation in high priority cases where children and/or family safety are at risk of harm.

address

401 Second Avenue S, Suite 407
Seattle, WA 98104

Office

(206) 464-1519

toll-free

(888) 201-1012

or

(888) 201-1014

Online library of legal education and self-help materials

washingtonlawhelp.org

email

njp@nwjustice.org

website

nwjustice.org

The Sexual Violence Law Center (SVLC) was founded in 2008 by Catherine Carroll & Kelly O’Connell, former lawyers with the WA Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs. Based in Seattle, Washington, SVLC was a 501(c)3 charitable not for profit organization with extensive experience working to improve the legal response to survivors of sexual violence. In 2014, SLVC became a program of the YWCA of Seattle | King | Snohomish.

Sexual Violence Law Center (SVLC)  provee representación legal gratis y confidencial para sobrevivientes de abuso sexual en el condado King. SVLC ofrece información en español, incluso las publicaciones siguientes: “Conozca Sus Derechos: Información para Sobrevivientes de Violencia Sexual” y “Explicación Sobre la Orden de Protección Contra la Agresión Sexual: Directrices para un Sobreviviente Durante el Proceso Judicial.”

address

2024 Third Ave.
Seattle, WA 98121

Office

(206) 436-8611/ (206) 832-3632

email

emily@svlawcenter.org

website

svlawcenter.org

The lawyer referral services listed are for the general public – there are no financial eligibility requirements. The lawyers charge their regular fees for services after the initial consultation. These are not low-cost or reduced fee attorney panels. Most programs will refer to surrounding counties.

Clark County/Southwest Washington Lawyer Referral Service
(360) 695-0599

King County Lawyer Referral Service
(206) 623-2551

Kitsap County Lawyer Referral Service
(360) 373-2426

Lewis County Lawyer Referral Program
(360) 748-0430

Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Lawyer Referral
(253) 383-3432

Snohomish County Bar Referral Service
(425) 388-3018

address

Lawyer Referral Services
2101 Fourth Ave., Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98121

Office

(206) 727-8262

email

questions@wsba.org

website

wsba.org/atj/contact/lawref.htm