24-hour helpline: 360.715.1563 or 877.715.1563
1407 Commercial Street, Bellingham
DVSAS offers free and confidential services, including a 24-hour helpline seven days a week, walk-in services weekdays from 9am to 5pm, support groups, emergency shelter, and legal, medical and social services advocacy. The DVSAS website (www.dvsas.org) lists many community resources for survivors.
Lummi Victims of Crime (LVOC) is available 24/7 through their Help Line to listen, offer support, or meet in person. Additional support services are available Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, at their office. Services are provided to all Native American individuals residing on or off Lummi Nation. At LVOC people are here there to help any adult or adolescent who has been affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, elder abuse, assault & battery, survivor of homicide, child abuse and sexual assault.
- Crisis counseling in-person or via telephone
- On-scene advocacy for domestic violence and sexual assault crimes
- Safety Planning, Information & Referral
- Legal advocacy court hearings, protection & restraining orders
- Transportation to medical, legal and therapy appointments
- Ne-Alis Tokw (My Sister’s Place) – Domestic Violence Shelter
- Education – Teen Girls groups
- Therapy referrals
- Traditional healing
- Emergency assistance, such as replace house door locks, replace front car windshield and board up house windows due to domestic violence incidents.