Who We Are
We are a multi-disciplinary and multi-system based group working
together to prevent sexual and domestic violence in our
community. Our membership includes individuals from law enforcement,
the courts, prosecutors and private attorneys, advocates, service providers,
health care and mental health providers, children’s services, adult protective
services, youth programs, batterer’s intervention programs, first responders
(Fire/EMS), school professionals, businesses and others from our community that
simply want to lend a hand.
Save the Date!
Best Practices Conference
October 7, 2016
The second Wednesday of
every month from 12:00pm-1:00pm
For the year 2016, the Task Force will be meeting at:
Thurston County Family & Juvenile Court Building
2801 32nd Ave SW
Tumwater, WA 98512
Click here for map and directions
Cynthia J. Gaddis, Co-Chair
Phone: (360) 515-8144
Cailen Wevodau, Co-Chair
Provide the opportunity for individuals and agencies within our own community to
come together on a regular basis to network, learn about services and resources,
train each other, identify system gaps and promote collaboration on ending sexual
and domestic violence.
Research/identify, coordinate and promote effective community interventions that minimize
domestic violence and sexual assault.
Influence the systems we work with to produce a continuum of prevention and response that
raises standards of care/services for all victims to increase victim safety and
Promote education and training to community residents, agencies, businesses, schools and other
entities to include providing an annual conference or summit in our own community.
Annually assess our own structure and goals.
Serve as a consultant body for review of legislative and policy issues.
Make ourselves available as an educated body to consult with individuals and/or agencies in order
to provide assistance, education and/or support in the overall goal of ending sexual and domestic