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24-hour hotline for assistance and shelter 1-800-494-8100
Línea de 24 horas para la asistencia y refugio 1-800-494-8100

Our Mission:
“Leading domestic violence prevention through the empowerment of individuals and the community by providing advocacy, education and support services.”

Adopt-a-Family Program
Assistance Finding Permanent Housing
Cell Phone Drives
Court Services
Crisis Advocacy
Family Violence Option Advocate Program (FVOAP)
Law Enforcement Advocacy
Shelter Housing
Support Groups
Transitional Housing

Gov. Gina Raimondo's Message About Workplace Bullying


In the Press

Former “Man Who Makes a Difference” Leads “Shop With a Cop” (, Dec. 2018)

Hometown Hero: Zoe Petrovas (, Dec. 2018)

Women’s Resource Center receives grant to improve health in Newport neighborhoods (, Nov. 2018)

Father Malm honored as a Hero of the Faith (Rhode Island Catholic, Nov. 2018)

Grants Seek to Improve Health In Several Rhode Island Towns (The Kent County Times, Nov. 2018)

Community Foundation Update (Philanthropy News Digest, Oct. 2018)

West Warwick Thundermist, HEZ Accept RI Foundation Grant (The Kent County Times, Nov. 2018)

Local Angle: A Community Foundation Making a Big Push for Health Equity in a Small State  (Inside Philanthropy, Nov. 2018)

South County Health wins $600,000 for local services (Narragansett Patch, Nov. 2018)

Eyes on the prize: 2018 health equity summit draws 750 (Convergence, Sept. 2018)

Pathway to Hope ( Newport This Week, July, 2018)

Podcast: A Conversation with Gregory Thompson, Women’s Resource Center (What’s Up Newp, May 2018)

Letter to the Editor: Domestic Violence & Gun Control (Bristol Patch; Nov. ’17)

Domestic Violence Demands Gun Control Legislation (Cranston Herald; Nov. ’17)

Domestic Violence Demands Legislation to Limit Guns ( The Providence Journal; Nov. ’17)

Women’s Resource Center Turning 40 (The Newport Daily News; Aug. ’17)

Acknowledging the Root Causes of Violence ( RI Central; Aug. ’17)

Rhode Island Foundation Announces Community Grant Winners (Newport This Week; Aug ’17)

7 Local Women Will Be Recognized as ‘Wild Women’ by WRC (; May ’17)

‘Men Who Make a Difference’ Gala Will Take Place at Gurney’s on April 21 (; Apr. ’17)


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