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Thurston County, Washington

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Prosecuting Attorney

Victim Notification

​Victims or witnesses who wish to be notified of an inmate’s release or transfer from custody must self-register for notification through the WA Statewide Victim Information & Notification Service by calling 1-877-846-3492 or registering on the Vinelink website.

Special Programs for Victims of Violent Felonies or Sex Offenses

Victims of defendants sentenced to the Washington State Department of Corrections on violent felony crimes or sex offenses are eligible to be enrolled in the DOC notification program upon sentencing of the defendant. Victims must self-register by contacting DOC Victim Notification Program at 1-800-322-2201 or visiting the website.

Victims of defendants sentenced in a Washington state pyschiatric hospital, a facility for juveniles, or the Special Commitment Center for sexual predators have access to a program that can assist victims and witnesses of sexual assault or violent crimes in tracking the location and providing release notifications. This program is confidential, and victims can register by calling or emailing DSHS, or by visiting their website.

Local Crime Victim Resources

Family Support Center of South Sound provides over 4,000 parents, children, and survivors of violence with coordinated, supportive services in one centralized location.

SafePlace strives to stop sexual and domestic violence and advocate for personal and societal change through crisis intervention and education. 

Drop-in Advocacy Hours

Monday 9am-12pm, 1pm-4:30pm

Tuesday 9am-12pm, 1pm-4:30pm

Wednesday 9am-12pm

Thursday 9am-12pm, 1pm-4:30pm

The mission of Turning Pointe is to provide safety and support for sexual and domestic abuse survivors through advocacy, prevention education, and action for social change.

The National Domestic Violence Hotline is open 24 hours a day and accepts calls from anyone affected by abuse and needing support.

CIELO promotes community, self-sufficiency, and leadership of Latinos in the South Puget Sound.

The Crisis Clinic provides compassionate support and resources to empower those in crisis every hour of every day.

Monarch Children's Justice & Advocacy Center is a collaborative effort of the Thurston County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, Providence St. Peter Hospital Sexual Assault Clinic, DSHS/Division of Children's Services, additional community agencies, local law enforcement agencies and private therapists. Child Advocacy Centers work to reduce the incidence and impact of child abuse by providing a coordinated, multidisciplinary response to victims of child abuse and their families. This response includes prevention, investigation, prosecution, treatment, and community partners.

The Monarch multi-disciplinary team is changing the way the community responds to child victims of sexual abuse. This multidisciplinary approach offers child victims and their families a place where they can access the help they need to heal emotionally and physically from abuse.

PAO staff with courthouse and therapy dogs at Monarch Breakfast