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CADA is Island County's domestic violence and sexual assault agency. We provide free, confidential assistance for survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, rape, child sexual abuse and sexual harassment to any and all residents who reside within Island County, Washington. 

Services include:

Crisis intervention, trauma informed advocacy, legal advocacy (Assistance with protection order paperwork, we are NOT attorneys), medical advocacy (accompany clients to SA/SANE exams), emergency shelter, parenting classes and community education and prevention programs.

About Us

Our Story

Founded in 1979, CADA is accredited by the Washington State Office of Crime Victims Advocacy as a Community Sexual Assault Program and is a member of the Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs, Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Washington State Homelessness Coalition, United Way of Island County, and Oak Harbor, Langley, Coupeville and Stanwood Chambers of Commerce.

Our Mission

To advocate with compassion for survivors of domestic and sexual abuse, educate the public about such forms of abuse, develop programs to help prevent abuse in the future, and provide leadership on issues of concern to many of our community members.


This agency's services are delivered without discrimination by reason of race, color, religion, disability, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ethnicity, income, veteran status, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.


CADA advocates provide information on survivors' rights and options but this service should not be construed as legal advice.

Advocates and our staff are NOT attorneys or paralegals.

Clients are encouraged to contact an attorney for legal assistance around any and all of their legal issues.


Services are provided through grants from the state and federal government, local and regional foundations, and the generous support of our community. Donations are deeply appreciated.


To contribute, or to find out more about CADA, please write to: Executive Director, P.O. BOX 190, Oak Harbor, WA 98277,

call 360-675-7057 or send an email to

You can also donate from our website by going to our 

Get Involved tab.

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