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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.”

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

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In the Press

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)

Women’s Resource Center Warns Teens Against Abusive Dating (Providence Business News, Feb. 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)