Bank of America Awards $75,000 to Client Advocacy Program

TweetBank of America’s ‘Basic Needs’ grant is returning survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other crimes to safety. TACOMA, WA—Tacoma Community House (TCH), a multi-service agency that has aided immigrants, refugees, and low-income South Sound residents since 1910, has been awarded a $75,000 grant from Bank of America to fund the agency’s Client Advocacy/Victims…

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

TweetOctober is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Our Client Advocacy program seeks remedies for victims of crime – primarily related to domestic violence and sexual assault against immigrant and low-income individuals living in Pierce County. Read a client’s story on their journey to safety: Jennifer’s story is one of courage, resilience and a second chance. Born and…

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Meet Shakira

TweetFor many, the immigrant experience brings many challenges beyond learning a new language. Shakira came to Tacoma Community House fleeing an emotional and physically abusive relationship — she was afraid, spoke no English and was financially insecure —  having left her family and friends in Colombia, Shakira felt alone. “When I came for the first…

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