Archive for 'Domestic Violence'
Here's a short but powerful video, "A Needed Response," to potential sexual assault. Please share! [More]
Posted: May 6th, 2013 under Domestic Violence, Human Interests.
Tags: rape, rape prevention, Sexual assault
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Here are some links to national and local organizations with information about the month and this important topic. National Sexual Violence Resource Center Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs King County Sexual Assault Resource Center Here are some general links for good information regarding sexual assault [More]
Posted: April 25th, 2013 under Domestic Violence, Human Interests.
Tags: child abuse, Sexual assault
Mayor Mike McGinn presented his Proposed 2013-2014 Budget to the City Council on September 24th. The budget preserves direct human services and adds funding for inflation increases for agencies, child care assistance, homeless families, domestic violence prevention, a pilot program to help young adults of color find career path jobs. For details [More]
Posted: September 26th, 2012 under Child Care, Domestic Violence, Homeless Services, Human Interests.
Tags: human services, Mayor's Proposed Budget
The YWCA is sponsoring free 10-week classes of English and Spanish-language financial education classes for victims of domestic violence from September 5th through November 7th 2012 in a confidential location in South King County. Both classes will be every Wednesday afternoon from 12:00-3:00 p.m. For more information, please call 206-250-9956 or see this flier in English, [More]
Posted: August 29th, 2012 under Asset Building, Domestic Violence, Human Interests.
Tags: domestic violence victims, DV, financial education
Lawyers, judges, law enforcement, social workers, victim advocates, scholars and experts from around the country will explore the complex problem of domestic violence and potential solutions at "Intersections, Insights & Interventions: Fourth Annual Domestic Violence Symposium," at Seattle University School of Law on Sept. 6 and 7. For more information see this [More]
Posted: August 24th, 2012 under Domestic Violence, Human Interests.
Tags: domestic violence prevention, domestic violence vicitims
The City of Seattle’s Human Services Department has been awarded a two-year continuation grant from the federal Office of Violence Against Women in the amount of $920,523 for to develop and strengthen responses to violence against women. The Grants to Encourage Arrests Policies and Enforcement of Protection Orders (Arrest) Program encourages communities to [More]
Posted: November 2nd, 2011 under Domestic Violence, Human Interests.
Tags: domestic violence victims
The Seattle Human Services Department and the King County Housing Authority have announced the opportunity to submit a proposal describing a domestic violence training program designed for housing providers and landlords. The goal of this training program is to ensure safety and improve housing access for victims of domestic violence and their [More]
Posted: August 22nd, 2011 under Domestic Violence, Human Interests.
Tags: RFQ, training
Mayor Mike McGinn today called on Village Voice Media to meet with him and the Seattle Police Department to discuss strengthening their policies against underage sex trafficking in their print and online advertisements. “This is a serious and disturbing issue. We’ve received a growing number of reports that Backpage.com is being used [More]
Posted: July 1st, 2011 under Domestic Violence, Human Interests.
Tags: sex trafficking
Beginning on March 1, 2011, the Seattle Human Services Department will realign its operations to better meet the needs of constituents and the community. The work of former divisions including Youth Development & Achievement, Early Learning & Family Support, and Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Prevention will be restructured to become two [More]
Posted: February 1st, 2011 under Asset Building, Child Care, Domestic Violence, Early Learning, Family Support, Homeless Services, Human Interests, Seniors, Youth, Youth Violence.
Tags: realignment, reorganization, strategic plan
Seattle PostGlobe reporter Eric Ruthford recently reserached, wrote and posted a remarkable series of articles on the issue of prostituted youth in Seattle. For a link to the first article, please click here. This piece has links to all the other articles in the series. For more information on Seattle's response to [More]
Posted: December 14th, 2010 under Domestic Violence, Human Interests.
Tags: commercially exploited children, prostituted youth, teen prostitution