(877) 313-4455 (appointment scheduling)
(866) 704-6364 (after-hours help line)
The EAP provides confidential help to public employees regarding personal and work-related problems. Consultations are available at no cost to covered employees and adult members of their households.
Western Washington University, Humanities Building, Floor 2
Human Resources can assist employees who are survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking and employees who have family members who are survivors. State law allows employees to take leave from work, with or without pay, to address legal or law enforcement needs and obtain medical, mental health and social services assistance related to sexual violence. HR administers this Domestic Violence Leave.
1407 Commercial Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
24-hour helpline (360) 715-1563 or (877) 715-1563.
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.
(206) 568-7777, Seattle
Founded by and for LGBT survivors, the NW Network works to end abuse in LGBT communities through education, organizing and advocacy. Direct services for survivors are free and confidential.
2901 Squalicum Pkwy
Bellingham, WA 98225
The hospital’s services include providing treatment for injuries and sexually transmitted infections. The hospital provides rape kit assessments with a sexual assault nurse examiner. An advocate for sexual assault survivors is called whenever a patient reports being sexually assaulted and the patient decides whether to have the advocate accompany them through the exam process. Seeking medical treatment can preserve evidence.
The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network is the nation’s largest anti-sexual assault organization. RAINN provides the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1.800.656.HOPE and the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline at www.rainn.org. The organization provides many resources about sexual violence, including resources about how to help a loved one who has experienced sexual violence.
1-206-389-2515, Seattle & Olympia
WSCADV’s website provides contact information for the National Domestic Violence Hotline, as well as dating and domestic violence hotlines specifically for teens, Native American people, and people who are deaf and hard of hearing.