What We Do

Services are provided to clients free of charge and are supported financially by donations. This includes information and referral for victims of domestic violence, their families and friends, and other service providers.

Call Skagit DVSAS 24/7 at 1-888-336-9591 **collect calls are accepted.

Emergency Shelter Services

We provide temporary shelter in a confidential location for victims of domestic violence and their children. These services include:

    • Food and clothing
    • Children's services
    • Information and referral
    • Support Groups
    • Advocacy
    • Domestic Violence Education

Legal Advocacy

    • Legal information and education
    • Criminal processes
    • Referral for legal representation
    • Civil processes
    • Assistance with protection orders
    • Other legal issues
    • Community Support Groups
    • Support groups are available for women who are or have been physically, emotionally or sexually abused

Community Education

Speakers, trainings, and workshops are available.

For more information on Skagit DVSAS' ongoing workshop and training offerings, call (360) 336-9591 or email admin@skagitdvsas.org

Domestic Violence Support Groups

Domestic Violence Psycho-educational Support Group

An open, drop-in group held on Wednesdays nights in Mount Vernon for all women who are current or former survivors of verbal, physical, emotional, or sexual abuse by an intimate partner. We will cycle through a series of topics such as What is DV?, Types of Abuse, Cycle of Abuse, Coping Skills, Affects of Abuse, Healing from Trauma, Guilt & Shame, Grief & Loss, Healthy Relationships, Boundaries, and many other topics. Groups consist of an educational piece surrounding a topic and times for group discussion and support. Childcare provided.

Sexual Assault Psycho-Educational Support Group

A 10 week closed group held in the afternoon. For all women who are survivors of sexual assault. This group consists of an educational piece surrounding a topic and times for group discussion and support.Childcare provided.

For more information, please call (360) 336-9591.