Bremerton Office Now Open

We’re thrilled to announce that Kitsap County residents can now access in-person advocacy and therapy support at our new, centrally-located Bremerton office! Since becoming the state-accredited sexual assault center for Kitsap County in July of last year, our team has been working diligently to find a secure location that is easily accessible to as many…

Giving Hope for the Holidays!

Giving Hope for the Holidays! It’s that time again! We need your help to raise $40,000 for victim-survivors in Pierce and Kitsap counties during our Hope for the Holidays campaign! This year, we’re thrilled to share that the Washington Law Center has pledged to MATCH the first $10,000 in donations – so if you give…

Rebuilding Hope Celebrates the End of Sexual Assault Kit Backlog

Rebuilding Hope Celebrates the End of Sexual Assault Kit Backlog On Thursday, October 26, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson called a press conference to make a historic announcement – Washington State’s backlog of over 10,000 untested sexual assault kits has effectively been eliminated. The backlog is a nationwide crisis dating back to the 1980s.…

Teal Team Launch!

Increase your impact with collective giving We’re excited to announce that we just launched the Teal Team – a monthly giving club that ensures that Rebuilding Hope can offer victim-survivors consistent services and support, and enables us to plan for future growth. Joining the Teal Team is an easy way to turn donations, no matter…

Kitsap County Here We Come…

Rebuilding Hope Expands Sexual Assault Services We’re honored and excited to share that we’ve been selected by the Office of Crime Victims Advocacy to begin providing sexual assault support services to Kitsap County! This transition is bittersweet, as we look back on the legacy of Kitsap Support, Advocacy, and Counseling (KSAC), a long-standing pillar of…

Reach every victim of trafficking, leave no one behind

As World Day Against Trafficking in Persons approaches on July 30th, we reflect on this year’s theme, “Reach every victim of trafficking, leave no one behind.” Human trafficking comes in many shapes and sizes, often manifesting locally as sex trafficking and survival sex such as prostitution, stripping, phone sex, webcams, and other types of commercial…

Prevention Education Program Expansion

Welcome Krystle & Grace! Thanks to a recent award from the City of Tacoma, we have been able to expand our Prevention Education program with the addition of two new Prevention Advocates! Krystle Haga and Grace Strensland joined Education and Resource Coordinator Ash Powers in May, taking this program from a one-person operation to a…

Strategic Planning Survey

Now through May 31, we’re collecting input from as many community members as possible as part of a robust strategic planning process. As Pierce County continues to grow around us, unfortunately, so does the demand for the services that we provide victims and survivors. Right now, we see a critical need to plan for the…

Staff Spotlight – Hannah Nichols, Advocacy Coordinator

Meet Rebuilding Hope’s Advocacy Coordinator, Hannah Nichols. Hannah has been a part of the team first as a volunteer in 2017 while attending the University of Puget Sound and became a full-time staff member after graduation. Curious about people and drawn to adventure, Hannah has traveled to over 16 countries and five continents, and loves…