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.
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
Julie Stanek, President
Krista Anderson-Copperman, Vice President
Stephanie Reed, Secretary
Diane Banta, Treasurer
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.
A Well Supported Staff