Nonprofits
$22,446 raised from 235 donors
Goal: $18,000 from donors
Clackamas Women’s Services

Mission

Clackamas Women’s Services breaks the isolation of domestic and sexual violence. We offer comprehensive and responsive solutions for adults and children, with a wide range of wrap-around emergency, transitional, and long-term services for those who have been impacted by domestic and sexual violence, elder abuse, stalking and trafficking. This includes shelter and housing resources, 24/7 crisis line, mental health counseling, support groups, legal advocacy, youth violence prevention education, and Camp HOPE Oregon.

Bottom Line for Portland

Clackamas Women’s Services’ impact in 2019: 1,500 survivors were supported by community-based advocates; 1,319 violence prevention lessons were provided in elementary, middle and high school classrooms; 247 adults and children had a safe place to stay at The Village Shelter; 118 adults and youth received 995 mental health sessions; and 179 survivors accessed housing programs and supportive services.

“I love the comfort and the support of this place. I feel as though the pain and painful experiences that I have had are really and truly seen. Before this, I felt like the hurts/wounds were just made-up, like I was making a big deal out of little things. But now I know that telling the truth is not making a big deal out of nothing.” —Counseling program participant

Incentives

Castparts Employees Federal Credit Union will match up to $4,000 of donations $35 or higher, in celebration of Clackamas Women's Services’ 35th Anniversary.

For each Give!Guide donation we receive, our friends at DivvyUp will donate a pair of socks to Clackamas Women’s Services that will help keep survivors warm this winter.

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