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National Crime Victim Law Institute

Washington Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services (ADWAS)

August 27, 2010

ADWAS provides comprehensive services to Deaf and Deaf-Blind victims/survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking in Pierce, King, and Snohomish Counties in Washington State. ADWAS also partners with the National Domestic Violence Hotline to provide deaf advocates to deaf callers by communicating through Instant Messenger and videophone calls, Monday-Friday, 9am -5pm Pacific Standard Time.  TTY Hotline is available through the National Domestic Violence Hotline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.