CASAS Resources and Support

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You deserve to feel SAFE and SUPPORTED.

You are NOT alone.

It is NOT your fault.

We BELIEVE you.

Available 24-Hour Support

Reasons why you might want to call, text, or chat with a domestic violence/sexual assault hotline advocate:

  • You are not feeling safe in your relationship or your home. Advocates can help you think through a safety plan.
  • To feel connected and supported
  • To talk to someone who understands the impacts of violence and abuse
  • To support a friend, family, or community member who is/has experienced violence.
  • To learn about options and resources (medical, reporting/legal, therapy support, support groups etc.) and think through your next steps.
  • To brainstorm ways to manage and cope with the effects of trauma and build community.

Local 24-Hour Support

DVSAS/Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services

https://www.dvsas.org/

24-Hour Helpline: 1−877-715-1563

Advocacy counselors provide safety planning, emotional support, crisis intervention, and referrals through the helpline 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

LVOC/Lummi Victims of Crime

https://www.facebook.com/Lummi-Victims-of-Crime-224307844249144/

24-Hour Helpline: 360-312-2015

LVOC provides culturally specific help for Native survivors and friends and family members who have been affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, elder abuse, assault and battery, survivor of homicide, child abuse, and sexual assault.

County-Specific Resources in Washington

WSCADV/Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence

https://wscadv.org/washington-domestic-violence-programs/

WCSAP/Washington Coalition Sexual Assault Programs

https://www.wcsap.org/help/csap-by-city

National Resources

NDVH/National Domestic Violence Hotline

https://www.thehotline.org/

1-800-799-7233

Highly trained advocates are available 24/7/365 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship. Chat available.

Love is Respect

https://www.loveisrespect.org

  • Speak to a peer advocate by calling 1-866-331-9474.
  • Text LOVEIS (capitalization does not matter) to 22522
  • Chat with a peer advocate by clicking on the “Chat Online Now” button at the top of the webpage.

RAINN National Sexual Assault Hotline

https://www.rainn.org/about-national-sexual-assault-telephone-hotline

1-800-656-4673 (HOPE)

When you call 800.656.HOPE (4673), you’ll be routed to a local RAINN affiliate organization based on the first six digits of your phone number. Cell phone callers have the option to enter the ZIP code of their current location to more accurately locate the nearest sexual assault service provider.

Chat Available: https://hotline.rainn.org/online?_ga=2.241537154.1678818119.1584126995-1785758896.1540936184

LGBTQ+ Specific Support

NW Network of Bi, Trans, Lesbian and Gay Survivors of Abuse

https://www.nwnetwork.org

1-206-568-7777

info@nwnetwork.org

Support available: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. If you leave a message, they will get back to you as soon as they can.

Mental Health Support Lines

Crisis Text Line

https://www.crisistextline.org/

Text HOME to 741741

Community Crisis Line

1-800-584-3578

WWU Counseling Center: After-Hours Support

https://counseling.wwu.edu/emergency-services

360-650-3164

Choose option 1 to connect with the on-call counselor.