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Imagine a world without domestic violence shelters. A United States without the Violence Against Women Act. No viral videos prompting public conversations about domestic violence. Certainly no haunting Super Bowl ads like the ones we saw this year.

It was in this reality that Bradley Angle was founded.

In 1975 we opened the west coast’s first domestic violence shelter to offer safety and support to women fleeing violent homes. Our founders were also committed to addressing the entrenched silence around domestic violence and the harmful ways survivors were revictimized because of that silence.

In honor of our 40th anniversary, we want to reconnect...  Read More »

Story spotlightThe Work

Mary’s Story

Tonight is my last night at Bradley Angle, and I want to share with you the hope, the empowerment, and the sisterhood I’ve found here. When I first called, I was panicked, afraid, angry, alone.

“I wish I could run home to Mom and Dad,” I said. However, they’d been dead for many years. I’d been demeaned, betrayed, lied to and abused by the person I had shared with most intimately—my husband and companion. I had so completely given myself away to him that there was nothing left of me.

“You won’t find Mom and Dad here, but you might find sisters,” said the staff...  Read More »


Make an ImpactHow to Help

We are grateful for the support of the community in helping us provide for the basic needs of domestic violence survivors and their children, and to ensure their safety. You can find out about our current Wishlist and our donation policies here.

Our Current Top 5 Most Needed Items include:
1. Spoons and forks
2. Cups (tumblers and coffee)
3. Maxi pads
4. Bowls
5. Hats and gloves (adults and kids)

Please note: At this time we are not taking clothing or hotel-sized toiletries.
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Donate Now 24-hour Crisis Line 503.281-2442


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