A Message from ATVP

Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse recognizes that we are a critical resource for crime victims and survivors of family and sexual violence in Latah County, Idaho and Whitman County, WA. We are making every effort to remain accessible and available to those who need our services, while also reducing contact and the likelihood of spreading COVID-19. In accordance with recommendations both locally and at the state levels we are making the following changes:

Emergency Shelter:

  • The ATVP shelter will remain open to families experiencing homelessness due to intimate partner violence.

24 Hour-Hotline/Crisis Intervention:

  • Advocates can be reached 24/7 for crisis intervention, support, information and referral via the ATVP helpline. Locally (509) 332-HELP. (208) 883-HELP. Or toll-free: 1-877334-2887.


  • Our public offices are closed to public foot traffic. Locations include:
    • WSU and UI campuses.
    • Whitman County Courthouse and Colfax DSHS office.
    • Moscow and Pullman offices.

Educational Programming:

  • All support groups suspended until May 5.
  • Media and Me – suspended until May 5.
  • Teen Council – suspended until May 5.
  • High School Cocoa and Conversation – suspended until May 5.
  • YMCA youth prevention programming – suspended until May 5.
  • Latah county schools prevention activities– suspended until May 5.

Hotline Volunteer Training:

  • At this time we are planning on providing volunteer training via webinar meeting/education sessions.

Community Meetings:

  • ATVP staff will not attend in person community meetings. They will join via phone or internet whenever possible.


  • At this time we ask that you refrain from coming into the offices to donate items. This will reduce your exposure to COVID-19. If you would like to support ATVP’s services please do consider a cash donation via PayPal:

Thank you for your understanding and ongoing support of ATVP’s mission.

ATVP Services

ATVP provides 24 hour emergency and supportive services to family and sexual violence victims and survivors and their children. Services are available for concerned, supportive family members, friends and community members.

ATVP services are free, confidential, and provided to clients without discrimination on the basis of physical or mental disability, race, ethnicity, color, religion, political beliefs, gender, gender identity (or expression), age, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, pregnancy, income, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.

ATVP also has an outreach and education program that focuses on increasing understanding, awareness, and ultimately on preventing family and sexual violence.

ATVP provides services to all crime victims through the Region 8 Crime Victim Service Center for Whitman County.

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