Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services, also known as DVSAS, is a volunteer-based nonprofit organization that offers support services for individuals affected with domestic violence and sexual assault. Founded in 1979, it provides a range of community education, personal empowerment, crisis intervention, shelter, and medical and legal advocacy services. Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services conducts trainings, workshops and presentations for schools, businesses and organizations on a variety of topics related to sexual harassment and domestic and dating violence. It also maintains a 24-hour help line that offers referrals through a trained advocate. Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services is located in Bellingham, Wash.