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Korean Women's Association

(Bed Bank) Domestic Violence Shelter

Call for location

(253) 359-0470

Website

http://www.kwacares.org

Contact Hours: 24 hours daily

Service Details

Service Description

WAF Home provides an emergency shelter for victims of intimate partner violence and sexual assault.
Only accepts single women or women with children.
Also provides counseling and legal resources, along with a domestic violence support group.


Provides 7 bedrooms, 19 beds of confidential shelter to victims of domestic violence and families.
Residents may stay up to two months.
All applicants are screened twice to ensure safety of residents and staff.


Provides:
- Community-based and legal advocacy,
- Safety plans,
- Protection orders,
- Court proceedings assistance,
- Interpretation/translation,
- Parenting classes,
- Support groups, and
- Immigration assistance.


Features

  • Days of the Week
    • Friday 
    • Monday 
    • Saturday 
    • Sunday 
    • Thursday 
    • Tuesday 
    • Wednesday 
  • Focus Populations
    • Single Parent Families Headed by Mothers 
    • Single Women 
  • Hours of Service
    • Available after 5pm 
    • Weekend Hours 
  • Languages other than English
    • Cambodian 
    • Japanese 
    • Korean 
    • Russian 
    • Samoan 
    • Spanish 
    • Tagalog 
    • Vietnamese 

Eligibility

Must be fleeing intimate partner domestic violence or sexual assault.
Call for telephone screening. A second screening will be conducted before an applicant may enter the shelter.
Prior to the second screening, the agency will house applicants in a nearby motel for safety if the woman is currently pursued by her batterer.


Application Instructions

Call to check for vacancies.


Fees

None.


Business Hours

24 hours daily


Area Served

Pierce, King, Snohomish, Thurston, Mason, Lewis, Clallam, Jefferson, and Gray's Harbor Counties


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (253) 359-0470

Last Update

12/26/2018

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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