Wear Purple for Elder Abuse Awareness

June 15, 2017 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. On this day, communities all over the world will sponsor events to highlight the growing issue of elder abuse. In confronting and addressing the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault, it is important that we also identify and recognize the signs of elder abuse. The […]

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Loveisrepect.org is bringing awareness of teen dating violence this month. check out their site for more information. Dating violence comes in many forms. It can be physical,  put downs, embarrassing you in public, threats, controlling who you talk to or what you wear, pressuring you to do anything sexual, preventing you from using birth control, […]

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We moved!

Our office has moved! Out new office is located at 102 S 2nd St, Suite A. Our contact information is still the same. Office 907-772-9283 or 24 hr Crisis line 907-518-0555 (if you need a new WAVE poster please call us and we will get you a new one with our updated address.)

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WAVE is hiring!

WAVE is hiring a full time Advocate. We are looking for someone who can provide care and support for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Must have ability to work with people of diverse ethnicity, socio-economic circumstance, religion, culture, and sexual orientation. WAVE assists participants in creating safety plans, accessing housing, exploring resources and options […]

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July 4th office closed

The WAVE office will be closed Monday July 4th. If you need to reach an advocate please call 907-518-0555.

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PCF grant awarded to WAVE

Thank you to the Petersburg Community Foundation! WAVE’s 24 crisis line is made possible by a grant from the Petersburg Community Foundation, an Affiliate of the Alaska Community Foundation. For more information on the other grantees please check out the story on KFSK .

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Office closed

The WAVE office will be closed from May 12-16, 2016, if you need to reach an advocate please call 907-518-0555

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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Choose Respect-Petersburg

I’d like to invite you to join WAVE, this Thursday, March 24, 3:15 pm, for the Choose Respect March, line up will be at the bottom the the TU Hill. Followed by an open house at the WAVE office. We will have a few posters but feel free to make your own to carry.

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Managing Traumatic Experiences and Negative Emotions

 Managing Traumatic Experiences and Negative Emotions CHAPTER 1—Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)   Often, when something traumatic occurs in a person’s life, it seems to get locked into our memory as images, sounds, thoughts, body sensations, and emotions connected with the event.  It continues to be triggered whenever a reminder, or “triggering” event, occurs […]

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