Benxi
123 E. 96th St.
Tacoma, WA 98445
253.535.4202
888.508.2780
Domestic Violence Assistance
Stacia Vierra
Shelter Manager

KWA’s We are Family Home (WAFHome)


WAFHome is staffed 24-hours, 7 days a week, with advocates working to serve the needs of survivors of intimate partner violence and their children. 

Our emergency shelter is open for female-identified
survivors (18+) and their dependent children. Supportive services are available
to any and all survivors, regardless of gender, age, race/ethnicity, religion,
sexual orientation, or other cultural identities. Supportive services are
provided at a separate location from the confidential shelter. Please call the
24/7 hotline for further details.

Contact WAFHome:

If you are in crises, call our 24/7 hotline immediately: 253-359-0470.

Bi-lingual Advocacy Services:

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Safety Planning
  • Domestic Violence Education
  • Legal and Immigration Advocacy
  • Housing Advocacy
  • Assistance with locating safe, long-term housing
  • Assistance with obtaining health insurance, welfare, and food stamps

Prevention Program:

  • Small group workshops promoting healthy relationships and conflict resolution
  • One-on-one advocacy-based counseling sessions
  • Community education presentations and resource tables