Domestic Abuse Women's Network

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August 16-19, 2016, DAWN is offering an intensive training for those interested in knowing how to prevent or de-escalate interpersonal/community violence. The presentation is based on a national, evidence-based program and has proven to reduce incidents of violence in communities where the information, responsibility, and accountability are shared. At the end of the four days, attendees will be qualified to teach what they have learned to others in shorter, more targeted ways, such as employee groups, neighborhoods, social circles and with family members. Download Press Release


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Thank you to DAWN’s supportive community for making the DAWN of a New Day Benefit Breakfast a smashing success!

Susie Winston, Director of Child and Family Services for Sound Mental Health, and Mike Heinisch, Executive Director of Kent Youth and Family Services received the Terri Kimball and Jennifer Politakis Awards (respectively) at the DAWN of a New Day Benefit Breakfast on May 4. Susie and Mike were honored for their tireless efforts on behalf of DAWN’s women and families. Congratulations to you both!

We were delighted to see so many familiar faces and to meet new friends.
Together, we raised nearly $60,000 to support DAWN’s services that save lives every day.

It truly is the DAWN of a new day!

We want to give a very special thanks to the Lucky Seven Foundation for their challenge gift of $15,000.Our guests responded enthusiastically to the call and met the challenge!

Special thanks to our sponsors: Expeditors International, HomeStreet Bank, Salal Credit Union, Greenpoint Technologies, Heritage Bank, Nancy and Rick Phipps, Sound Mental Health

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DAWN has moved!

The DAWN administrative and program offices have now arrived in downtown Kent at 221 W Gowe Street.
Look for an invitation to our open house in the fall.


Click here to donate in memory of Crissy Farias.


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