Dawson Place Blog
When I was first touched inappropriately I was just 8 or 9 years old. At first, my abuser was really nice to me, complimenting me and saying I was the favorite and how beautiful I was. The sexual abuse lasted about 3 years and happened when we would be at family...
At Dawson Place, our goal is to provide safety, justice, and healing to victims of child abuse and educate our community on child abuse prevention. One of the best ways to prevent child abuse is to teach your kids about consent. We know for parents, these...
Dawson Place needs your help! The Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) is a major funding source for our Child Advocacy Center and it allows us to continue to provide free services to child abuse victims and their families. VOCA is currently facing potential large and...
Supporting your child’s education can be one of the most difficult tasks parents face. From what feels like piles of homework to a lack of interest and understanding from students, it often becomes quite daunting and leaves many parents feeling discouraged. Our...
Since COVID-19 began, there has been a decrease in child abuse reports. Reports of child abuse dropped nearly 50% from February to April of 2020. While the reports are decreasing, child abuse is not. Children lack accessibility to safe adults and have no one to...
A child advocacy center is one central location where child abuse victims and their families find every service they need under roof. Learn more about how CAC’s work and help victims find safety, justice, and healing.
*All individuals included in the video are actors, not clients of Dawson Place or actual child abuse victims*As the COVID-19 Pandemic continues, children remain stuck at home. For some children, home isn’t the same safe place it is for others. Reports of child abuse...
Stopping child abuse, sexual assault, and neglect starts with you. If you recognize any signs of abuse in children around you, it is up to you to say something and help stop the abuse. You might be the only one who notices. Learn more.
The COVID-19 Pandemic has created difficult challenges, unforeseen circumstances, and big changes, which have proven to make parenting an even more difficult task. We have seen fear and discomfort grow in our children as they have been stuck at home and lost all sense...
We are so fortunate to have such wonderful therapists on staff who help victims through their healing process. One of the most important parts of the healing process is ongoing therapy. Dawson Place partners with the Compass Health Child Advocacy Program for mental...
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- Mukilteo Beacon: Kindness Rock Project coming to Mukilteo
- Snohomish Tribune: Painted rocks with messages of kindness to be spread around community
- Herald Net: Harper Lea, a dog who has helped with grief throughout the county, retires
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Everett, WA 98201