DVS of Snohomish County emergency shelter, offices

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By JOURNAL STAFF

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County has opened an emergency shelter and administration building in Everett.

The shelter was started on a former Army reserve base granted by the city of Everett. It now has 52 emergency beds, a community kitchen, lounge, youth center, basketball court, outdoor garden and playground.

A separate administration building has offices, counseling rooms, a conference room and rooms for victim advocacy groups.

Established in 1976, DVS provides emergency shelter and comprehensive, confidential services to victims of domestic abuse, and programs to help eliminate domestic violence in the area.

Owner: DVS of Snohomish County
Owner’s representative: Common Ground
General contractor: Abbott Construction
Architect: ARC Architects
Civil engineer: KPFF Engineers
Structural engineer: Swenson Say Faget
Mechanical engineer: The Greenbusch Group
Electrical engineer: Travis Fitzmaurice
Landscape architect: Swift Co.

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