Children's Domestic Violence Program

Location

1118 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
United States

1010 S. Second St.
Renton, WA 98057
United States

Hours

Sunday Closed Monday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Tuesday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Wednesday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Thursday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Saturday Closed

Contact

Children’s Domestic Violence Advocate
The Children's Domestic Violence Program works with children and non-abusive parents to minimize the effects of domestic violence.

A nationally-recognized model to help children overcome the effects of witnessing domestic violence in the home. Services are free and provided in clients' homes.

Staff works with families to provide ten weeks program sessions which includes the following areas:

  • Strengthening parent child relationships
  • Safety planning
  • Expanding support networks
  • Providing domestic violence education
  • Decreasing self-blame
  • Developing conflict resolution skills
  • Providing post separation advocacy
  • Services are free and provided in clients' homes.
Eligibility & Enrollment
  • 4- to 18-year-olds who have been affected by domestic violence
  • Live in Seattle or South King County, currently in a safe home

Services Offered

DV Advocacy
Counseling

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