Women’s Advocacy Services (ADWAS), Seattle, Washington

ADWAS has done remarkable work in Washington and nationally on addressing the needs of the deaf and hard to hear community in accessing services from domestic violence shelters and rape crisis centers. Their website is at www.adwas.org. ADWAS has training material available through their website. ADWAS’s transitional housing project in Seattle for deaf and deaf-blind survivors of domestic violence also is a model for other programs.