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Where to Find Help

UPDATED December 18, 2010

Local Programs


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WomensLaw regrets that these resources have not been updated recently.  However, please note that the legal content on the Know the Laws section is updated annually and the rest of the website is also updated regularly.

Included in this list are shelters and local programs that provide support, counseling, safety planning, and other services to victims of abuse. If you cannot get help from the organization nearest you, you might want to try calling one in a neighboring county. (If you find inaccurate contact information, please let us know at WomensLaw@nnedv.org.)

Please note that we list the organizations by the town or city where the office is located – however, many offices serve multiple towns or cities.  You can click the “View All” to look through the complete list of organizations. If you are looking for an attorney to represent you in court or to give you legal advice about your situation, go to our Finding a Lawyer page instead.



Women's Support Services
158 Gay Street
PO BOX 341
Sharon, CT 06069-0341
Hotline: (860) 364-1900
Phone: (860) 364-1080
Web: http://www.wssdv.org/
Email: wssdv@snet.net
Services include a 24-hour crisis hotline, emergency shelter, individual support counseling for adults and youth, legal advocacy, medical advocacy, social service advocacy, and support groups.


Safe Haven
88 Main St. South Suite 203 B
Southbury, CT 06488
Hotline: (203) 575-0036 Domestic Violence Hotline
Phone: 203- 753- 3613 Sexual Assault Hotline
Phone: (203) 262-8700
Web: http://www.safehavengw.org


Domestic Violence Crisis Center
777 Summer Street, Suite 400
Stamford, CT 06901-1022
Hotline: (888) 774-2900 (24 hours)
Phone: (203) 588-9100
Web: http://www.dvccct.org
Providing a 24-hour hotline, safe houses, court and legal services, counseling services, children’s services, medical advocacy, multi-lingual services, and adult trainings and workshops.

Sexual Assault Crisis and Education Center, Inc.
700 Canal Street
Suite 22B
Stamford, CT 06902
Hotline: (888) 329-2929 (local English), (888) 568-8332 (toll-free English), (888) 568-8332 (statewide Spanish)
Phone: (203) 348-9346
Fax: 203-324-2321
Web: http://www.thecenter-ct.org
Email: info@thecenter-ct.org
Services in English and Spanish, including hotline, support groups, advocacy and referrals.

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