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WCA Corporate Pillars

The purpose of this page is to provide easy access to content that will help businesses engage with the WCA. If you are in a corporate giving team or advocate, first of all thank you! We know you are busy and wanted to provide a side with the content that you can use to “cut and paste”. Your efforts are deeply appreciated and make a significant difference in the lives of so many.

Mission: Safety, healing and freedom from domestic abuse and sexual assault

Vision: To foster a community where individuals thrive in safe, healthy relationships

Core Values: 

  • Empowerment – fostering potential

  • Respect – recognizing and honoring the dignity of all

  • Integrity – consistent in word and deed

Content:

Corporate Guide on How to Engage with the WCA –

Video Library

Resources

Service Statement: The WCA offers wrap-around, trauma informed services to survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault. All services are provided free of charge to the community.   

Services:

  • 24-hour domestic abuse and sexual assault hotline: 208-891-0778
  • Court Advocacy
  • Safety Planning
  •  Counseling
  • Child Play Therapy
  • Support Groups
  • Case Management
  • Safe Shelter: Emergency and Transitional Shelter for up to 7 months of stay
  • Licensed Child Care
  • Financial Empowerment
  • Life Skills
  • Prevention 

Statistics

Corporate Pillar Impact:

  • In the past 5 years, Corporate Pillars have contributed nearly $2 million in monetary and in-kind support to the WCA
  • Last fiscal year from July 2021 – June 2022, our Corporate Pillars contributed nearly $300,000 through monetary and in-kind pledges to the WCA

Helpful Statistics:

  • A non-consensual sex offense occurs every 5.8 seconds in Idaho
  • In 2022 the WCA provided:
    • 8,808 safe bed nights
    • 1,691 assisted court sessions
    • 2,336 counseling sessions
    • Over 20,000 services
  • On a single day in Idaho 670 survivors of domestic abuse sought safety and services
  • 8 million days of paid work are estimated to be lost each year as a result of domestic violence in the U.S. (Bureau of Labor Services)
  • 71% of surveyed employees say it’s very important to work at a company that supports giving and volunteering (Re:charity 2023)
  • For every 100 women in your workplace, approximately 33 have experienced physical violence from an intimate partner (National Coalition Against Domestic Violence)
  • For every 100 men in your workplace, approximately 25 have experienced physical violence from an intimate partner (National Coalition Against Domestic Violence)

EVENTS

Apr 03

2024

2024 TWIN Awards

The WCA will honor the women who have been chosen as this year’s TWIN Cohort at its 31st Annual Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN) Luncheon at Noon on Wednesday, April 3rd, at the Boise Centre. “These are women who have made outstanding contributions to the Treasure Valley business community,” WCA Executive Director Bea Black said. “It […]

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Apr 24

2024

Denim Day

April 24, 2024 is Denim Day Denim Day is a day-long awareness campaign that allows us to honor survivors of sexual assault and start conversations about the dangers of victim-blaming. Why denim? In 1992 an 18-year-old Italian girl was sexually assaulted by her driving instructor. While he was initially convicted of the crime and sent […]

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