Alternatives to Domestic Violence Program
24-Hour Domestic Violence Helpline: 509-326-CALL (2255)
We are Spokane's only state-recognized domestic violence program for victims and survivors. Our services are free and confidential. Having a domestic violence charge against you doesn't mean you can't access Alternatives to Domestic Violence Program.
Let’s define what domestic violence is and the tools that can be used to find empowerment and promote healthy relationships:
Domestic violence means different things depending on who you're working with. For the YWCA, it is where one partner in an intimate relationship tries to maintain power and control over the other person. The person who is the controlling behavior is aimed at is what we call the survivor. Our services are for the survivors and their children.
Find tools and safety planning below:
How We Can Help
Our program supports and advocates for victims who are experiencing abuse and violence in their relationships. We have many individual components:
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