Paint the Town Purple! Find us at NOMA Metro Station on Oct 1st. Raise awareness to end violence in our community.Thanks to Gallaudet student Kristy Ramos for the artwork.
Watch what love means to some members of our Deaf community.Play video >
DAWN provides support services and educational outreach to Deaf adults ages 18 - 24 to help stop and prevent domestic abuse.Read more >
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DAWN is pleased to announce our new Advocate Coordinator is Bregitt Jimenez. Bregitt graduated with Master's in Social Work from Gallaudet and has worked at Model Secondary School for the Deaf and Global Reach Out. During her graduate studies, Bregitt and her colleagues conducted a year-long community-based needs assessment on DAWN, the results of which DAWN continues to use currently.Bregitt has a passion for advocacy, empowerment, and outreach. Please welcome her to DAWN!
Please wear something Purple to honor victims and support survivors of domestic violence.Check out the VLOG about #DEAFPurpleThursday.
DAWN's mission is to promote healthy relationships and end abuse in the Deaf community of the Washington, DC area. We do this in two ways:
Emergency E-mail Hotline (Mon – Fri 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
If this is an emergency, dial 911
Are you a Deaf survivor of domestic violence, sexual abuse, or stalking? DAWN provides crisis intervention services for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deaf-Blind communities. Our survivor services include: