CWS Mission: To foster self-empowerment of women and children so they can establish lives free of domestic and sexual violence.

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      Financial Safety Planning

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      Financial abuse, a common aspect of domestic violence, can create profound barriers to leaving abusive relationships.  Financial abuse is a set of controlling behaviors around money and finances that abusers use to gain power over their partner. These behaviors include shutting a partner out of financial decisions, hiding family income, …

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      Portland-Area Domestic and Sexual Violence Service Providers Launch PDX Says No More Campaign

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      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Chris Wilhite, Director of Development and Communications Phone: 503-212-2897 ext. 102 Email:  chrisw@cwsor.org Portland, Ore., Sept. 13, 2016 — In advance of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, a collaborative of agencies that serve survivors of domestic and sexual violence in the Portland metro area have …

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      Job Opportunity: Counseling Program Clinical Supervisor

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      Position: Counseling Program Clinical Supervisor Status: Permanent, exempt employee, 1.0 FTE (40 hours/wk) Pay: TBD Hours: Primarily weekdays, some evenings Responsible to: Program Director Clackamas Women’s Services (CWS) was incorporated in 1985 as Clackamas County’s first shelter for women and children escaping family violence and domestic abuse. CWS’ service delivery …

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      Clackamas Women’s Services Welcomes New Tenured Board Member with Background in Spiritual and Social Services

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      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Maya Edelstein, Clackamas Women’s Services Phone: (503) 557-5828 Email: mayae@cwsor.org Oregon City, Ore., August 29, 2016 — Clackamas Women’s Services, which provides comprehensive support to survivors of domestic violence in Clackamas County, today announces the addition of Julie Dir-Muñoz to its Board of Directors. Dir-Muñoz has a …

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