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If you or your family is in immediate danger, call 911.

If you have been abused by an intimate partner, contact:

  • 211 Community Information Line by dialing 211 or 1-800-621-4636.
  • The toll-free "Peace in the Home" Helpline, 1-888-847-7205 for help in non-English languages. Peace in the Home Helpline offers one-call access that connects non- and limited-English speaking domestic violence victims to a community-based agency that can provide for their language and service needs. Callers can get help in 14 languages: Amharic, Chinese, Japanese, Khmer, Lao, Russian, Romanian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai, Tigrigna, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese. Additional languages are planned. Contact for more info.
  • Multi-lingual Access Project (MAP) Web site at: The MAP Web site provides a wide range of information including how to get out of immediate danger and find safe housing. Interpreters, police, shelters, hotlines, advocacy services and multilingual service agencies are listed along with information for concerned relatives, friends and co-workers. Domestic violence information is available in 13 languages: Amharic or Amaryna, Chinese, Hindi, Khmer, Korean, Lao, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai, and Vietnamese.

MAP Member Agencies:

  • API Chaya provides comprehensive culturally relevant services on domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking to Asian, Pacific Islander, and South Asian community members, service providers, survivors, and their families. Services are available in Tagalog and other languages.
  • Consejo Counseling & Referral Services provides culturally competent mental health, domestic violence, and family support services focusing on, but not limited to, the Hispanic/Latino community.
  • Domestic Abuse Womens Network (DAWN) in South King County, provides domestic abuse services and education for survivors and engages communities to raise awareness and take action. Services are available in Spanish.
  • LifeWire provides a broad range of advocacy, support, shelter and housing services in North and East King County. Services are available in Spanish and Japanese.
  • New Beginnings in Seattle, provides shelter, advocacy and support for battered women and their children. Services are available in Spanish.
  • Refugee Womens Alliance is a multi-ethnic, multi-service organization that provides refugee and immigrant women and families with culturally and linguistically appropriate services, including domestic violence services. Services are available in Arabic, Amharic, Chinese, Laotian, Romanian, Russian, Tagalog, Thai, Tigrigna, Somali, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.
  • YWCA of South King County provides survivors and victims of domestic violence with advocacy and support services. Services available in Spanish, Russian and other languages.


For more information, call the Seattle Human Services Departments Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention program at 206-386-1001.

For more information about our partners and other programs and services, visit:

Seattle Human Services Department
Street address: 700 5th Avenue, Suite 5800, Seattle, WA 98104
Mailing address: PO Box 34215, Seattle, WA 98124-4215

Phone: 206-386-1001
Fax: 206-233-5119
TTY/TTD: 206-233-2778

Accommodations for people with disabilities provided upon request.