Russian Oregon Social Services provides culturally specific domestic violence and sexual assault (DVSA) services to the Russian-speaking population in Oregon and southwest Washington.
Our mission is to increase the awareness and understanding of DVSA and provide support, advocacy and empowerment to DVSA survivors in the Russian-speaking community, enabling them to exercise free and informed life choices. We are committed to strengthening families through education, community partnerships, direct services and advocacy. We use culturally appropriate strategies to help those affected by domestic violence stop the cycle of violence and take steps toward living full and healthy lives.
Our goal is to provide services that change social attitudes, perspectives and beliefs related to DVSA in the Russian-speaking community.
Our vision is that social change will eventually lead to a significant decrease in DVSA in the community. Service delivery is respectful, easily accessible and non-intrusive. All our services are free and focused on safety and confidentiality of DVSA survivors.