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Where to Find Help

UPDATED June 15, 2011

Local Programs

Vermont

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There are differences between these organizations.  You may find some of them helpful and others not helpful.  If the organization nearest you isn't helpful, try calling another one.

Barre

Circle
PO Box 652
Barre, VT 05641
Hotline: (877) 543-9498
Fax: (802) 479-9310 or Shelter fax: (802) 476-4746
Email: circle@sover.net
Hotline, advocacy, shelter, emotional support, support groups, referrals.

Sexual Assault Crisis Team
4 Cottage Street
Barre, VT 05641
Hotline: (802) 479-5577
Phone: (802) 476-1388
Email: sactwc@aol.com
Hotline, Shelter and support services.

Bennington

PAVE (Project Against Violent Encounters)
P.O. Box 227
Bennington, VT 05201
Hotline: (802) 442-2111
Phone: (802) 442-2370
Web: http://www.pavebennington.com
Email: pave@pavebennington.com
Providing a hotline, court and social service advocacy, housing, victim case management, support groups, legal assistance and more.

Brattleboro

Women's Freedom Center
P.O. Box 933
Brattleboro, VT 05302
Hotline: (802) 254-6954
Phone: Toll-free in Windham: 800-228-7395
Web: http://www.womenscc.org/
Shelter for women and children, 24 hour crisis line, emotional support, safety planning, advocacy and information.

Burlington

SAFESPACE - gay, lesbian, trans people
34 Elmwood, Avenue
Burlington, VT 05402
Hotline: (866) 869-7341
Phone: (802) 863-0003
Web: http://www.safespacevt.org
Email: safespace@Ru12.org
Safe Space provides information, support, referrals, and advocacy to LGBTQQ survivors of violence and offer education and outreach programs in the wider community.

Women Helping Battered Women
P.O. Box 1535
Burlington, VT 05402
Hotline: (802) 658-1996
Phone: (802) 658-3131 (Office)
Web: http://www.whbw.org
24 Hour Hotline, Shelter and Housing Services, Economic Justice and Transitional Housing, Children's Program, Legal Advocacy Program, Education and Outreach Program, Support Groups

Women's Rape Crisis Center
P.O. Box 92,
Burlington, VT 05402
Hotline: (800) 489-7273 or (802) 863-1236
Phone: 802-864-0555
Web: http://www.stoprapevermont.org
Email: stoprape@sover.net
Providing crisis counseling and advocacy for those whose lives have been affected by sexual violence

Chelsea

Safeline, Inc.
PO Box 368
Chelsea, VT 05038
Hotline: (800) 639-7233
Phone: (802) 685-7900 (Office)
Fax: 802-685-7902
Web: http://www.safelinevt.org
Email: safelineinfo@safelinevt.org
Safeline Inc. is located in central Vermont, and serves domestic and sexual violence victims and survivors in Orange and Upper Windsor Counties. Safeline runs a 24 hour 7 day a week hotline, that provides support, information and referrals as well as in-person court, police and hospital advocacy.

Hardwick

A.W.A.R.E./Aid to Women and Rape Emergencies
Box 307
Hardwick, VT 05843
Hotline: (802) 472-6463
Phone: (802) 472-6463
Web: http://www.vtnetwork.org/orgpages/aware.html
Email: aware@vtlink.net
Hotline, assistance in obtaining Relief from Abuse Orders, information and referrals to other helping organizations, safe housing, support and women's groups

Middlebury

WomenSafe
P.O. Box 67
Middlebury, VT 05753
Hotline: (800) 388 4205
Phone: (802) 388 9180
Web: http://www.womensafe.net
Providing legal advocacy, child advocacy, 24-hour hotline, supervised visitation, support groups, safe homes, information and referral, community advocacy and education.

Morrisville

Clarina Howard Nichols Center
P.O. Box 517
Morrisville, VT 05661
Hotline: (802) 888-5256
Phone: (802) 888-2584
Web: http://www.clarina.org
Email: chnc@clarina.org
Shelter, hotline, information about options, legal advocacy, medical and housing issues help, support groups

Newport

Umbrella
93 East Main Street #1
Newport, 05855
Hotline: (802) 334-0148
Phone: (802) 334-0148
Fax: (802) 334-0148
Web: http://www.umbrellanek.org
Email: henekis@umbrellanek.org
Umbrella is a private, nonprofit organization serving Caledonia and southern Essex Counties in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. In pursuit of our mission, we offer supportive programming in two areas: the Domestic and Sexual Violence Program and Kingdom Child Care Connection. Both programs offer direct services to individuals and work with the community on long term solutions.

Rutland

Rutland County Women's Network & Shelter
P.O. Box 313
Rutland, VT 05701
Hotline: (802) 775-3232
Phone: (802) 775-6788
Web: http://www.rcwn.org
Email: rcwnsmiche@yahoo.com
Providing 24 hour crisis line support, hospital and police station advocacy, legal advocacy, emergency shelter, counseling and more.

South Barre

Deaf Vermonter's Advocacy Services (DVAS)
P.O. Box 61,
South Barre, VT 05670
Hotline: (800) 303-3827
Phone: (802) 526 2262 (Office)
Web: http://www.dvas.org
Email: kdarling@dvas.org
Serving all signing and non-signing deaf, hard of hearing., late deafened, deaf-blind individuals to enhance awareness and education about crimes and abuse.

Springfield

New Beginnings
23 Pleasant Street
Springfield, VT 05156
Hotline: 802-674-6700 or (802) 885-2050
Web: http://www.vtnetwork.org/orgpages/newbeg.html
Email: newbeg@vermontel.net
Services include 24 hour hotline, crisis intervention at the police station, assistance with restraining orders, court advocacy, shelter, community education and peer support groups.

St. Albans

Voices Against Violence
P.O. Box 72
St. Albans, VT 05478
Hotline: (802) 524-6575
Phone: (802) 524-8538
Web: http://www.vtnetwork.org/orgpages/arc.html
Email: voices@cvoeo.org

St. Johnsbury

Umbrella
1222 Main Street, Suite 301
St. Johnsbury, VT 05819
Hotline: (802) 748-8645
Phone: (802) 748-8645
Fax: (802) 748-1405
Web: http://www.umbrellanek.org
Email: info@umbrellanek.org
Umbrella is a private, nonprofit organization serving Caledonia and southern Essex Counties in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. In pursuit of our mission, we offer supportive programming in two areas: the Domestic and Sexual Violence Program and Kingdom Child Care Connection. Both programs offer direct services to individuals and work with the community on long term solutions.

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