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ABUSED DEAF WOMENS ADVOCACY SERVICES Overview
Founded in 1986, the mission of ADWAS is to:- Address the needs of Deaf and Deaf-Blind victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.- Ensure that all the services victims need are fully accessible to them.- Provide professional, community education training, and consultation on Deaf culture, Deaf and Deaf-Blind victims'' needs, and domestic violence and sexual assault to professionals, hearing adults, lay people, children, youth, and members of the Deaf and Deaf-Blind communities.
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The work that the people of ADWAS do is an incredible contribution to both the deaf and hearing communities. The staff is well trained in assisting deaf, deaf-blind, and hard of hearing women (and men) through times of crisis and in finding hope. The services provided there benefit people around the...
I have learned of ADWAS in 1996 when the Executive Director came to NAD Youth Leadership Camp to present about their services, and I was impressed by how much they've done with limited funds and resources. After I moved to Seattle in 2003, I had gotten myself involved as a board member (briefly) as...
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These folks are doing really great work. The staff are wonderful, and easy to get help from. There services are in great need, and I wish they could afford to expand and do even more good...
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