Crisis & Shelter
DVS provides support and advocacy to victims of domestic violence who are involved with Child Protective Services. Advocates can attend Family Team Decisions Meetings, help create a safety plan, and assist caseworkers in recognizing protective tactics used by the non-offending parent, in strategizing how to use CPS mandates to rebalance power and control to promote safety for children, and in understanding the impact of batter behavior on families.
To contact the an advocate for support in regards to working with CPS, please call (509) 735-1295.
Click here to learn more about What every DV victim, child, and DV perpetrator has a right to expect from a social worker.
All DVS services are free of charge and confidential.
If you are in need of any of the above services, or have questions about the services we provide, please contact our 24-hour crisis line at (509) 582-9841.
DVS provides services to any victim of domestic violence regardless of immigration status, race, color, religion, disability, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, age, ethnicity, income, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.