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 opportunity for self-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 using culturally appropriate strategies to ensure that those affected by domestic violence will recover and stop the cycle of violence.
Our goal is to provide services that change social attitudes, perspectives and beliefs of the Russian-speaking population related to DVSA.
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, and focuses on safety and confidentiality of DVSA survivors.