October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Domestic Violence Agencies in Rhode Island:
Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center
(401) 723-3057 Hotline & Business
P.O. box 5643 Pawtucket, RI 02862
Serving: Albion, Central Falls, Cumberland, Lincoln, Manville, and Pawtucket.
Offering: Shelter Program, Telephone Helpline, Outreach Program, District Court Program, Community Support Group and the Latina Advocacy Program.
Domestic Violence Resource Center of South County
(401) 782-3990 or 1-866-782-3990
61 Main Street Wakefield, RI 02879
Serving: Ashaway, Block Island, Bradford, Carolina, Charlestown, East Greenwich, Exeter, Hope, Hope Valley, Hopkinton, Kenyon, Kingston, Narragansett, North Kingston, Peace Dale, Rockville, Saunderstown, Shannock, Slatersville, Sloccum, South Kingston, Wakefield, Warren, West Kingston, Westerly, Wyoming.
Offering: Hotline, Drop-In Center, Residential Services, Court Advocacy, and Support Groups.
Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center
Hotline: (401) 738-1700 or (401) 738-9700
P.O. Box 9476, Warwick, RI 02889
821 West Shore Road, Warwick 02889
Serving: Coventry, Cranston, East Greenwich, Foster, Johnston, North Providence, Scituate, Warwick, West Greenwich, and West Warwick.
Offering: Crisis Hotline, Safe Shelter, Support Groups, Outreach and Training Programs, Legal Advocacy in Family and District Courts, Counseling, Teen Dating Violence Prevention Programs, and Transitional Housing.
(401) 658-4334 Providence Hotline
(401) 765-3232 Northern RI Hotline
(401) 861-6191 Main Office
386 Smith Street Providence, RI 02908
Serving: Burriville, Centerdale, Chepatchet, Clayville, Fiskeville, Fortsdale, Foster, Glendale, Greenville, Harmony, Mapleville, Harrisville, North Scituate, North Smithfield, Pascoag, Scituate, Woonsocket.
Offering: Shelter, Counseling, Support, and Advocacy for Women Who Are Battered and their Children, Educational Programs that Teach Non-violence Problem-solving Skills, Legal Support for Victims.
Women's Center of Rhode Island
P.O. Box 603300 Providence, RI 02906
Serving: Barrington, Centerdale, East Providence, Greenville, Harmony, North Providence, Providence, Riverside, and Rumford.
Offering: 24 hour Shelter and Hotline, Clinical Counseling, Court Advocacy, Child Advocacy, Child Care, Employment Assistance, and Individual Advocacy in English and Spanish.
Women's Resource Center
401-846-5263 – (Business & Hotline)
866-236-2474 – (Shelter)
114 Touro Street Newport, RI 02840
624 Main Street, Warren, RI 02885
Serving: Barrington, Warren, Bristol, Little Compton, Tiverton, Portsmouth, Middletown, Newport, and Jamestown
Offering: Shelter, Advocacy Services, Walk-in Services, Legal Advocacy in Family and District Courts, Education and Counseling Services.