Washington State Crime Victim Service Center Hotline Update

Back in February of 2016, Victim Support Services was awarded a grant through the Office of Crime Victim Advocacy (OCVA) to manage and monitor the first 24×7 statewide hotline for victims of general crime in Washington state. Individuals hurt or harmed by crime have been able to speak with a trained advocate to receive crisis…

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Welcome our new Hotline Advocate, Schana Odell!

Please help VSS welcome our new on-call Hotline Advocate — Schana Odell! Schana comes to VSS with over 20 years of experience working with vulnerable populations including those individuals and families who are low-income, under resourced, have limited education and connections, who may have had previous trauma, chemical dependencies or have been victimized.  She currently works part-time for…

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The New Statewide Hotline is up and running!

Did you know that as of February 1st, Victim Support Services now runs and manages the new statewide hotline for general crime victims?  We are very excited for this opportunity and have been very busy with this transition and it is still a work in progress.  What this means is that VSS will be answering…

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