WHAT WE STAND FOR

Ensuring that no victim of abuse or violence in the Wood River Valley and surrounding areas ever have to struggle alone, The Advocates offers a comprehensive array of services - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for victims of domestic abuse, sexual violence and stalking. 

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Background

Located in Hailey, Idaho and founded in 1991, The Advocates envisions a compassionate community free from emotional and physical abuse. To reach our goal, we teach people of all ages how to build and maintain healthy, positive relationships with peers and partners. We accomplish this through education, shelter, resources, and support.

The Advocates answers approximately 8,000 calls for service yearly and provided 19,112 of safe nights of housing in 2021.  All of our services are free and confidential. Call us today to get help or get involved. Together we are saving lives and changing futures.

Board of Directors

Krista Anderson-Copperman, President

Dayna Buxton, Vice President

Meghan Flanz, Secretary

Diane Banta, Treasurer

Dan Chapin

Berenice Crowder

Quin Curran

Tommy Green

Rebecca Neeley

Anna Parker

Kimberly Pertel

Laura Rose-Lewis

Kathryn Schneider, MD

Hillary Whipple, DMD

AT THE ADVOCATES, WE VALUE...

Empowering Our Clients

Compassionate & Confidential Services

Social activism that supports individual dignity, freedom and systemic equity.

Community Collaboration

A Well Supported Staff