LifeWire envisions a world in which every person lives in a safe environment, free from oppression and with the opportunity to thrive. Every day the abused children, victims and families who come to LifeWire are winning the battle against domestic violence. Thanks to their own strength and courage and to your dedicated support of our mission. Because of you, we are able to empower survivors and families with skills, services and programs to end domestic violence and improve their lives. Explore our site, learn about domestic violence and LifeWire, and join us to prevent and end violence in our communities. We hope the information you find within our site is helpful and welcome your feedback.
Help is available
If you are in immediate danger CALL 9-1-1.
If you or someone you know is in an abusive
relationship and needs help or would like to speak with someone
about domestic violence, confidential help is available by calling our Helpline at 425-746-1940, V/TTY available
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
LifeWire’s work is centered on ensuring that every person who needs help finds safety, stability and support. We focus on truly empowering victims and giving them every opportunity to thrive and succeed. And we aim at breaking the cycle of abuse to prevent and end domestic violence for each person. Each victim reaching out to LifeWire has a unique story. We offer opportunity and hope through services like our award-winning children’s programs, life-changing housing stability program and ground-breaking social change work. As a result, survivors are able to attend to their basic needs, rebuild their lives and find peace and become self-sufficient. Each individual success is a victory.
For more than 34-years, LifeWire’s programs and services have been changing the statistics, redefining the positive outcomes along the healing journey, ending domestic violence and improving lives.
LifeWire is a nationally recognized leader and the largest comprehensive domestic violence service provider dedicated
to preventing and ending domestic violence in the State of Washington.
Our 24-Hour Helpline is often the gateway to our services where
the healing process begins. Our shelters provide safety and community for clients and their children. Our professional
counselors and advocates help survivors by providing support, guidance and encouragement ensuring that every person who needs help to prevent and end domestic violence finds safety and support.
Thank you for all the ways you help LifeWire. Together we are making a profound difference in the lives of thousands of survivors and families reaching out to LifeWire to end the domestic violence in their lives and find peace. Support from our volunteers, donors, and partners is vital as we implement and expand our programs and services to those individuals needing our help. Please join us as we work to end domestic violence in our community and beyond. There are many ways you can help. You can make a secure online donation now or learn how you can support the work of LifeWire.
Executive Director Barbara Langdon Interviewed by KING 5 News on Importance of Gun Safety Laws
On Thursday, March 17, the Seattle-King County Board of Health made a unanimous decision to improve the way it complies with House Bill 1840, signed into law in 2014, which requires domestic violence perpetrators, with protection orders against them, to temporarily surrender their guns. LifeWire Executive Director, Barbara Langdon, sat down with KING 5 News to share why improving implementation of this important law is so crucial to protecting the safety of domestic violence survivors.
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