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Summer 2007 ............................

COBRA's Cascade Children's Festival
is July 21st, 2007 

click here for more info

COBRA's 30th Anniversary GALA ~ GROOVY 70'S
coming October 20th!   
for more info ~ click here!   

the winner 
of a new 2007 Porsche Boxster is 

Elizabeth Nitz of pressurecookerpros.com!

Mission               

Central Oregon Battering & Rape Alliance provides 
comprehensive family violence and sexual assault services and 
promotes the value of living life free from violence.

An abuser can discover your internet activity.
Find out more by clicking here.

Philosophy

We believe in:

  • Declaring freedom from fear of abuse a basic human right.
  • Empowering survivors of violence to make their own choices by exercising their right to self-determination.
  • Respecting women, men, and children equally.
  • Breaking the cycle of violence through education.
  • Offering a program that balances prevention, intervention and support.
  • Endorsing public policy that makes violence unacceptable.
  • Conducting our own affairs in an ethical and caring way.
  • Establishing COBRA in a leadership role in the community to promote a safe environment.

Purpose

COBRA'S primary purpose is to provide assistance to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and to provide community education to break the cycle of violence.

Current Needs

COBRA Shelter Needs Non-Perishable Food

Services

Our service area includes Deschutes, Crook, and Jefferson Counties.  COBRA'S services are designed to help survivors of abuse regain control of their lives, start the healing process, develop positive self-esteem, and break the cycle of violence so that future abuse can be prevented.

  Our services include:  

 

 

Click here for additional information on our services.

Since 1977, the Central Oregon Battering and Rape Alliance (COBRA) has helped thousands of families break the cycle of violence. We're a private, non-profit organization serving Crook, Deschutes, and Jefferson counties.  We work closely with a network of local supporters that includes volunteers, court and law enforcement officials, medical professionals, social services agencies, schools, and corporate donors.  With their help, COBRA delivers a wide range of crisis and educational services, many available in Spanish.  COBRA is a United Way Agency member.

Statistics

Each year COBRA will:

  • Receive more than 2,500 calls for assistance, most from women in crisis situations.  
  • Provide emergency shelter for as many as 350 women and their children
  • Deliver direct aid to another 800 women, men and children
  • Touch the lives of thousands more through training programs and educational presentations.  

It's an enormous task, and we're grateful to the growing number of people, organizations, and companies that have stepped in to help.  

You too can help to by being a volunteer or supporter

If you, or someone you know, is being abused, please read the advisory warning to ensure an abuser is not able to discover your contact with COBRA. 

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