Mission

WATCH’s mission is to make the justice system more effective and responsive in handling cases of domestic violence, sexual assault and sex trafficking so victimized women and children can rebuild their lives and experience safety and stability and to create a more informed public.

Vision

A Responsive Legal System: Courtrooms and judicial proceedings that are safe, efficient, respectful and effective in processing cases for all participants.

Engaged Communities: Courtrooms and judicial proceedings that reflect the values and interests of the community they serve, are accountable to constituents, and encourage the engagement and participation of community members.

Healthy Families, Adults and Children: Court personnel and court system activities that facilitate the successful recovery of impacted parties, helping create healthy communities.