Community Domestic Violence Advocacy Program (CDVAP)

Roxanne Murdock, Director
Mailing Address: C/O CDVAP 3009 E. Portland Ave. Tacoma, WA 98404
Main Number/24 hour Hotline - 253-680-5499 or 253-722-3518


The Puyallup Tribe of Indians Community Domestic Violence Advocacy Group (CDVAP) works to end violence and abuse that impact the tribal and surrounding communities and embrace traditional values promoting honor and respect toward all people. haʔł kʷ(i) adsəslabcəbut.  CDVAP is committed to working collaboratively with community members and advocacy groups for survivor-led social change to minimize and eliminate inequities and barriers to community safety and healing.


Our vision is to end the violence in our community by assisting victims to obtain safety and educating the community about domestic violence, teen dating violence, sexual assault and trafficking, and the effects on children. Domestic violence, sexual violence and trafficking affects everyone in our community and it takes all of us working together to end the cycle of abuse and victimization.


Eligibility Criteria:

Our program serves anyone in need of assistance in ending the violence in their lives. Victims can identify as being of any gender identity or sexual orientation, LGBTQ2+, young or old. Our shelter assists Native American women, Native American women with children, Non-Native American women with Native American children.

This project is funded by Grant # 2019-VO-GX-0136 awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime.  The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed are those of the contributors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.