ABOUT CWS

2017 CWS_Pathways Gala-355CWS offers education to Clackamas County residents About The Issues surrounding domestic and sexual violence while using Cutting-Edge Practices to increase the number of families we can serve and improve our participant’s experience. Our Board, and  Staff  work closely with our Community Partners to achieve a trauma-informed, coordinated community response to domestic and sexual violence in Clackamas County. With offices in Oregon City, Sandy and Estacada we strive to meet the needs of the diverse urban and rural communities we serve and you can Contact Us by emailing or calling at any of these locations. Go to Employment for job opportunities with our organization.

Our values clearly guide our work in all ways and lend themselves to making CWS a trauma-informed service provider and employer include:

  • Clear and open communication with participants, staff, donors and other key stakeholders.
  • Non-judgmental support for all survivors.
  • Sustainable practices and programs based on fiscally responsible and intentional decisions.
  • The self-determination of all to choose their own path.
  • We act as agents of social change through education about the societal norms which perpetuate domestic and sexual violence. We also hold our own systems, as well as those organizations we work with, accountable to the needs of survivors and their families.
  • Respect of all through the honoring of personal choice, diversity, best practices and culturally specific practices and competencies.

CWS employs 30 full and 6 part-time staff and engages almost 80 volunteers.