postheadericon DWAVEohio.org Deaf World Against Violence Everywhere

postheadericon About DWAVE

Our Mission:

To promote the empowerment of and equality for Ohio’s diverse Deaf, Deaf-Blind, and Hard of Hearing communities by offering culturally affirmative advocacy and education, while inspiring community accountability, in response to oppression and relationship and sexual violence.

Our Vision:

To address domestic violence and sexual assault in the Deaf community.

DWAVE provides:

culturally affirmative advocacy and support to survivors of relationship or sexual violence within Ohio's Deaf and Hard of Hearing community.  We are a Deaf-run agency offering services to individuals, education to agencies, and advocacy to systems from a Deaf perspective.  Our services serve as a model for the State of Ohio.  And we are available for consultation/workshops. If you have a question about serving Deaf survivors, don't hesitate to email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call at 614.678.5476 video phone.

DWAVE Services:

-  Community, legal, and social service advocacy for survivors of crime and trauma

-  Mental Health Counseling: Trauma Sensitive/Trauma Informed Counseling for survivors of crime and trauma

-  24-hour advocacy for survivors of sexual assault at local hospital emergency rooms in partnership with SARNCO

-  Education and Outreach with Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Hearing communities

-  Volunteer training

Get involved:

-  Donate time or money

-  Become a hospital or outreach volunteer

-  Serve on a DWAVE committee

Last Updated (Monday, 30 January 2017 20:43)


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Every contribution counts and is deeply appreciated!

Please help us improve and expand the services we provide with a donation of any size.

Please send you tax deductable donation to:

Deaf Woman Against Violence Everywhere
PO Box 1286
Worthington, Ohio  43085

Or click below for a protected credit card/paypal transaction

Do you shop at Kroger?

Kroger Community Rewards Program

Log onto Kroger.com and select DWAVE as your preferred community rewards recipient.  Kroger will make a donation to DWAVE based on a percentage of your purchases.  You still keep your Kroger Rewards points, no worries!  Kroger makes their own donation to DWAVE in your honor!

Do you shop online for products and services?

GiveBack Community Giving Program

Go to GiveBack.org and create an account.  You can pick DWAVE as the charity you want to support. Then go shopping from the hundreds of everyday stores on the website. A percent of your purchase is donated in your honor to DWAVE.

Do you search the internet?

Want all that work to add up to something great?

GoodSearch: You Search...We Give!

GoodSearch: http://www.goodsearch.com/?charityid=935073

You can make goodsearch.com your preferred search engine and select DWAVE as your preferred charity.  Every time you search for something, DWAVE will earn a penny.  It all adds up! Help make a difference with every online purchase you make. When you shop at one of Goodshop’s 5,000+ popular online retailers, part of what you spend will be automatically donated to our cause. Just click to signup and choose DWAVE as your cause to start shopping, donating, and saving with deals like Orbitz coupons, Puritan's Pride coupons , and Old Navy coupons !

Or you can shop online at GoodShop.com stores and a percentage of your purchases is donated to DWAVE in your honor!

GoodShop: http://www.goodshop.com/?charityid=935073

Last Updated (Wednesday, 28 January 2015 22:08)