Stand Up, Speak Out Against Sexual Abuse!


December 6, 2017

HOT has the utmost respect for those who have come forward to stand up and speak out against their sexual abusers. 

Time named these “Silence Breakers” 2017’s “Person of the Year.”  As said by Time’s editor-in-chief, “This is the fastest moving social change we’ve seen in decades, and it began by individual acts of courage by women, and some men, too, who came forward.”

Instances of sexual abuse, harassment and misconduct don’t just happen in Hollywood and politics.  It happens every day here in the Pacific Northwest to a wide range of people.  If you’re a victim, use your voice.  Stand up and speak out!

From support groups, to therapy, social work and other services (all confidential), help is just a phone call away.  Here are some resources if you need someone to contact (via wcsap.org):

Seattle (King County):  ksarc.org

Pullman (Whitman County), Yakima (Yakima County), Ellensburg (Kittitas County):  comphc.org

Aberdeen (Grays Harbor County):  ghbeyondsurvival.com

Oak Harbor (Island County):  cadacanhelp.org

Raymond (Pacific County):  crisis-support.org

Port Townsend (Jefferson County):  dovehousejc.org

Bellingham (Whatcom County):  dvsas.org

Longview (Cowlitz County):  esshelter.com

Davenport (Lincoln County):  (800) 932-0932

Forks (Clallam County):  forksabuseprogram.org

Seattle (King County):  hcstats.org

Port Angeles (Clallam County):  healthyfam.org

Chehalis (Lewis County):  hrnlc.org

Renton (King County):  kdsarc.org

Bremerton (Kitsap County):  ksacservices.com

Port Orchard (Kitsap County):  ksacservices.com

Sunnyside (Yakima County):  (509) 837-6689

Moses Lake (Adams & Grant Counties):  grantcountywa.gov/New-Hope/

Newport (Pend Oreille County):  pofcn.org

Everett (Snohomish County):  (425) 252-4800

Clarkston (Asotin & Garfield Counties):  qbhs.org

Tacoma (Pierce County:  sexualassaultcenter.com

Colville (Ferry & Stevens Counties):  ruralresources.org/get-help/sexual-assault/

Eastsound (San Juan County):  safesj.org

Friday Harbor, Lopez Island (San Juan County):  dvsassanjuans.org

Olympia (Thurston County):  safeplaceolympia.org

Wenatchee (Chelan & Douglas Counties):  findsafety.org

Spokane (Spokane County):  lcsnw.org/Spokane/SAFeT.html

Mount Vernon (Skagit County):  skagitdvsas.org

Stevenson (Skamania County):  skamaniadvsa.webs.com/

Kennewick (Benton & Franklin Counties):  supportadvocacyresourcecenter.org

Shelton (Mason County):  turningpointe.org

Vancouver (Clark County):  ywcaclarkcounty.org

Walla Walla (Columbia & Walla Walla Counties):  ywcaww.org