2022 Charities – by city
Adelaide, South Australia
Building Futures provide Alameda County individuals and families in need with Shelter, Domestic Violence Support and Advocacy, and Housing Services.
Mission statement, adopted June 2005
To build communities with underserved individuals and families, where they are safely and supportively housed, free from homelessness and domestic violence.
Safe House NM
Our mission is to shelter and empower survivors of
intimate partner domestic violence.
Monarch Services was founded in 1977, when volunteers secured a grant to open the safe shelter, Mariposa House. The agency continued to grow to meet the need for safe shelter and services to domestic violence victims.
In 1987, the agency became one of the first Rape Crisis Centers to be funded in California, and was instrumental in developing and implementing one of the first Sexual Assault Response Teams in the nation. We currently serve approximate 1,500 victims of domestic violence and sexual assault each year.
All of our crisis intervention and prevention services are available in Spanish and English and are culturally sensitive. Printed materials are also available in both languages. Our outreach efforts have concentrated on poor Latino neighborhoods with residents that have several barriers to seeking services, including language, literacy and legal status issues, and cultural biases. We are extremely proud of our success in serving this special population.
Empowering individuals, families and our communities to take action against violence and abuse.
Lives free from violence and abuse.
Monarch Services is committed to serving everyone in our community, with a special commitment to women, youth, children, Latinas and other under served groups.
We honor and value the uniqueness of each individual and will treat each person with dignity and respect.
We are committed to working together with respect, trust, integrity, accountability and mutual support. We are committed to communicating openly, honestly and responsibly.
We value our staff, volunteer and Board commitment to our clients, to quality services and to social change.
We are committed to serving as leaders for social change for the benefit of the community through advocacy, shaping policy and collaborating with community partners.
Monarch Services embraces the spirit of cultural humility by understanding and dismantling systematic oppression through a lifelong commitment to self-reflection and self-critique of oneâ€™s own power and privilege in society.
HomeSafe offers free services to all victims and survivors of domestic violence in Ashtabula County Ohio. Shelter, Food, Clothing, Advocacy, Community Outreach, Support Groups, After Care.
Project Safe is a 501c3 nonprofit organization working to end domestic violence through crisis intervention, ongoing supportive services, systems change advocacy, and prevention and education. Project Safeâ€™s primary service area is Madison County, Oconee County, Clarke County, and Oglethorpe County, but provides services to people from all over Georgia.â€œWe believe that everyone deserves to be safe in their homes and in their relationships, and that love shouldnâ€™t come at a cost of abuse or control. We can envision a world without violence, and we work every day toward the creation of that world.â€
Safe Homes of Augusta
The mission of SafeHomes is to transform victims of domestic violence into survivors.
Women and Childrens Shelter of Barrie
The Women & Childrenâ€™s Shelter of Barrie has been providing shelter and support services to abused women and children since 1981. The agency consists of a 27 bed crisis shelter along with Outreach services onsite. Approximately 1,000 women and children are assisted by the agency annually. In addition to shelter, staff provide individual and group counselling, legal information and support, court support, information about violence against women, referrals to other community and social services, and public education in the community.
Bay St. Louis, Mississippi
Hancock Resource Center
Survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault can get help with a temporary safe haven, childcare, and transportation assistance, while counselors help you find and maintain long-term housing and address through supportive case management the many issues surrounding independence and family stability.
Reach of Cherokee county
Reach of Cherokee county , Inc. is a domestic violence and sexual assault organization that provides safe shelter and advocacy to victims and their children.
Blue Mountains, New South Wales
Blue Mountains Women's Health and Resource Centre
The Blue Mountains Women's Health and Resource Centre is a holistic and trauma informed, not-for-profit women's health service who provide a range of health and social services for women residing in the Blue Mountains.
Victims Services of Leeds & Grenville
Victim Services of Leeds & Grenville (formerly VCARS) is a community-based program working in partnership with police, fire and EMS, child protection (CAS), Victim Witness Assistance Program and the local womenâ€™s shelter. We are a 24 / 7 agency that provides immediate, confidential short-term crisis intervention services, practical assistance, information, referrals and emotional support to persons affected by crime, tragedy and / or disaster.
Refuge of Hope - Bucerias
We exist to empower the vulnerable women and children of Bucerias, Mexico to live in physical, emotional and spiritual safety and harmony, having access to needed shelter, food, education, community support, skill training, business development and spiritual transformation.
Haven House was founded in 1979 by the Coalition for Victims of Domestic Violence (now known as the Erie County Coalition Against Family Violence) and is a recognized leader in the provision of domestic violence services. Haven House works to prevent domestic and intimate partner violence and promote peace in the home. Their services for survivors include an emergency shelter in a confidential location, long-term transitional housing, and counseling to help individuals cope with the pain and trauma of violence in the home.
Haven House serves survivors of domestic and intimate partner violence ages 16 and older and their children. Haven House does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, or disability.
Anyone feeling unsafe in a relationship can call our confidential hotline at (716) 884-6000. Their trained, compassionate staff are available 24 hours a day to provide information and support.
Please pass along this number to anyone in need because most survivors of domestic violence are unaware of the resources that are available and how to secure help and emergency shelter. We can join together and make our community safer by ensuring that resources are easy to access.
For non-emergency calls of inquiry, call (716) 884-6002.
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Domestic Violence Crisis Service
Domestic Violence Crisis Service (DVCS) helps people build lives free from domestic violence and fear. They are passionate about breaking the domestic violence cycle in the Canberra community. For over thirty years, they have been providing emergency and long-term support, advice, domestic violence resources, and services.
Domestic Violence Victim Services
Waypoint's programs aim to provide proactive solutions and stabilizing resources for victims and survivors of domestic violence, empowering them through advocacy, safety planning, information, support groups, and a 24/7 Resource & Support Line and educating the community about domestic and dating violence.
BRAVO (Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization)
BRAVO works to eliminate violence perpetrated on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression, intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and stalking through prevention, education, advocacy, violence documentation, and survivor services.
Courtenay, British Columbia
Comox Valley Transition Society
Comox Valley Transition Society supports women, children and families in the Comox, Cumberland Courtenay areas and beyond (including Denman and Hornby Islands) who are experiencing or fleeing abuse, overcoming trauma, working toward/through recovery, and those who are unsheltered and/or struggling through poverty. We support and empower women to make the best decisions for themselves, their children and their families
Women's Resource Center to end Domestic Violence
Our mission is to create a society in which domestic violence no longer exists.
We strive to meet the immediate and long-term needs of the diverse community of battered women and their children with programs that promote safety, compassion, connection, advocacy, and prevention.
Durham Crisis Response Center
The Durham Crisis Response Center works with the community to end domestic, sexual and family violence and human trafficking through advocacy, education, support and prevention.
Throughout Edmonton and area for over five decades, weve given women and children of all ages and cultures a safe place to flee. From passionate professionals and volunteers, to dedicated donors and champions of the cause, were committed to providing safety, support, relief, and resources for abuse victims.
Albion Fellow Bacon Center
Albion Fellows Bacon Center is a non-profit organization whose mission is to prevent domestic and sexual violence and to empower victims through advocacy, education, support services and collaborative partnerships. The center provides services to victims of abuse (emotional, physical, sexual, and financial) in 11 counties in southern Indiana. Services are provided 24 hours a day to the following counties: Vanderburgh, Posey, Warrick, Spencer, Perry, Dubois, Gibson, Pike, Orange, Crawford, and Harrison.
Family Paths strengthens family relationships
by providing mental health and supportive services
with respect, integrity, compassion, and hope.
PATH people assisting the homeless
PATH provides services for over 800 clients staying at the shelter an estimated 20,000 nights per year, and serves over 30,000 meals through our Daily Bread Program.
The Emergency Shelter was opened in 1984 by the San Juan Council of Community Agencies of Farmington, New Mexico and in 1992 the organization became People Assisting the Homeless, Inc. or PATH. Throughout the years the shelter has undergone many changes and is now assisting the homeless person with a comprehensive program which works to address the needs of the homeless in our community.
It is our vision to â€œprovide opportunities for homeless individuals and families to transform their lives by learning to believe in themselves and realize their potential.â€
Through activities which support the mission and vision we hope to reduce homelessness in our community which can improve the lives of future generations.
Soup of Success
To empower women, through education and resources, to help them build self-esteem, develop independence, and improve their quality of life.
Soup of Success is an intensive 20-week program which helps marginalized women find their voices, discover their direction, establish their goals, and overcome their obstacles to achieve those goals.
Hobart Womens Shelter
The Hobart Womens Shelter is committed to innovation and best practice as we provide support, housing and advocacy for women and children experiencing homelessness and all forms of violence.
Inland Empire, California
All services to domestic violence survivors and their children are completely free of charge. Every dollar donated to CASA goes directly to meet the needs of our survivors. CASA is a registered 501(c)3 charitable organization and all donations are tax deductible.
Quigley House is a comprehensive Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Center serving the Clay County Area in Northeast Florida.
Proud Partners of United Way NEFL, DCF, FCASV, and CDC
KAAP (Kingman Aid To Abused People)
Nonprofit Organization Â· Social Service to those in Kingman, AZ.
KAAP Child and Family advocacy center is a comprehensive, one-stop victim focused program that allows law enforcement, child protection professionals, prosecutors, victim advocates, medical professionals, and mental health providers to work together when intervening and investigating violent crimes against children and adults.
All aspects of the facility reflect a friendly and safe environment with special attention to children's needs offering a Noah Arch theme playroom and examination room with a "hippo" for an exam table. All children are provided with a stuffed animal or toy of their choice and a comfort blanket.
Throughout the victims journey from victimization to healing, advocates walk beside the victim assuring they are not alone nor at fault, knowledge and insurance of understanding of the forensic interview/exam, know of victims rights and understand the judicial system, assist with Order of Protection/Injunction against Harassment, Victims Compensation, safety planning, access to emergency shelter, case management and on-going support as needed.
Dawn House Services and Housing for Women Inc.
Dawn House is a local charity supporting and empowering homeless, vulnerably housed, and marginalized women living in poverty
Our vision is for all women to live in safe, affordable, and accessible housing
Knoxville Family Justice Center
A 501 C3 organization that is a hub for domestic violence services for Knoxville and Knox County. Victims can assess a range of services and support all in one place.
C.A.D.A. Citizens Against Domestic & Sexual Abuse
CADA is Island County's domestic violence and sexual assault agency. We provide free, confidential assistance for survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, rape, child sexual abuse and sexual harassment. Services include crisis intervention, advocacy-based counseling, legal advocacy, medical advocacy, emergency shelter, support groups, parenting classes and community education and prevention.ww.cadacanhelp.org
SafeNest has been at the forefront of ending domestic violence in Southern Nevada for 44 years. What sets them apart is the commitment to treating the entire continuum of violence from prevention to protection to empowerment. They not only provide a discreet, safe shelter for victims of abuse, but SafeNest is also the only nonprofit in the Valley to provide resources for batterers to address the cycle of abuse at the root.
Their 10 locations in Clark County are placed where victims, children and batterers need services the most. Their confidential services include: 24/7 crisis hotline, emergency shelter, transitional housing, counseling, court support, and advocacy.
Across all programs, SafeNest provides direct services to more than 20,000 clients across Clark County annually. Tracing roots back to 1977, their past, present and future are focused on ending the epidemic of domestic violence.
The Nest Lexington
Since 1977, The Nest has been a lifeline for all individuals and families in crisis, facing adversity, or who have unexpected needs. Our holistic approach incorporates four FREE programs: early childhood education, family assistance for basic human needs, counseling and advocacy for survivors of intimate partner violence, and education and support for parents.
The Nest is a safe and healing place for education, counseling, advocacy, and support - reaching thousands of individuals, parents, survivors, and children each year.
Lexington, North Carolina
A Charlotte based facility, directly connected with the National Domestic Violence Hotline. Works with All victims of Domestic Violence.
Anova provides safe places, shelter, support, counselling, and resources for abused women, their children, and all oppressed individuals to find a new start.
Maitland, New South Wales
Carrie's Place Domestic Violence and Homelessness Services
Carrie's Place provides a range of culturally appropriate programs, for people experiencing domestic and family violence, and/or homelessness.
We employ highly qualified workers with specialist skills who provide case management and court advocacy, to assist people to move forward with their lives with independence, safety, and security.
We have been providing services in the Maitland and Hunter area since 1979, and are truly a community owned organisation.
Carrie's Place is a safe place for you and your children. And we believe that everyone has the right to feel safe all the time.
Women's Services Inc.
Since 1977, Women's Services has worked to help victims of domestic and sexual violence. Women's Services believes that every individual has value and has the right to be safe in mind and body, to live out of harm's way in affordable housing, to be treated with respect and compassion.
Serene Harbours mission: To end the cycle of domestic violence in Brevard County through education, empowerment, intervention, prevention, social change, advocacy, and engagement of our community.
Our tagline is:
Educate. Advocate. Empower.
Berry Street is one of Australiaâ€™s largest independent family service organisations and has been operating since 1877. We believe that children, young people and families should be safe, thriving and hopeful.
AWARE is committed to providing education, support and advocacy for all people in Mercer County impacted by domestic, emotional, sexual violence, and elder abuse. We are helping the hurting to heal. Find us at: 109D S Sharpsville Ave, Sharon, PA 16146
Care Lodge Domestic Violence Shelter
Care Lodge Is a 501(c)3 agency governed by a volunteer board that has provided essential services to victims and families impacted by domestic violence in nine counties in East Central Mississippi for over 39 years.
The mission of Penelope House is to provide safety, protection, and support to the victims of Domestic Violence and their children through the provision shelter, advocacy, and individual and community education.
Domestic Violence Emergency Services (DOVES) of Gateway
Doves is a 24/7 emergency safe shelter that provides Emergency and Interpersonal Protective Orders after hours in our community.
Our main goal is to provide safe shelter for those in need and help them transition back into society. DOVES is a non-profit organization that serves the following Kentucky counties: Bath, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan and Rowan.
R.I.S.E. Advocacy, Inc.
R.I.S.E. Advocacy, Inc. (formerly Womenâ€™s Aid Service) provides support services for survivors of both domestic violence and sexual assault. Our services are always free, and at R.I.S.E. we do not discriminate. All individuals are welcomed and served, including people of all genders, sexual orientations, races, ethnicities, ages, or abilities.
Gulf Coast Children's Advocacy Center
Since March of 2000, the Gulf Coast Childrenâ€™s Advocacy Center (Gulf Coast CAC) has transformed the lives of victims of child abuse and sexual violence by offering a refuge for victims and their families to cope with the terrible crimes of child abuse and sexual assault while reducing the fear and further trauma that disclosure and investigation often creates.
Parkersburg, West Virginia
Perth North, Western Australia
A residential program assisting sufferers of addiction and domestic abuse through working programs. We are working with the Women's program
Port Coquitlam, British Columbia
Tri-City Transitions Society
Tri-City Transitions supports all individuals who have experienced domestic violence and offers women and children a safe, secure place to rest, rejuvenate and rebuild their lives.
In addition, Tri-City Transitions provides programs that help families pursue peaceful lives. These programs include counselling and educational opportunities to empower women and children as well as men who want to escape the cycle of violence.
Arise Sexual Assault Services & Child Advocacy Center
Two thirds of all victims of sexual assault do not contact or report the crime or seek medical attention. One of the most important steps a victim can take to protect themselves is to seek medical attention immediately. Our trained victim advocates are always available to help victims during their time of need. They answer our 24/7 hotline and offer a wealth of knowledge about services available to victims and survivors of sexual violence. Serving counties in New Mexico; Curry, De Baca, Harding, Lea, Quay, Roosevelt, and Union.
Rose Haven is a day shelter and community center serving women, children and gender non-conforming folks experiencing the trauma of abuse, loss of home and other disruptive life challenges. They break the cycle of homelessness by providing meals, clothing, first aid, mailing addresses, hygiene, restrooms, showers, as well as educational programs and guidance through medical and social services. By meeting basic needs and building trust, they empower their guests to explore long-term change.
Prince William County, Virginia
(ACTS) Action in Community Through Service
ACTS - Turning Points: ACTS Domestic Violence Services provide the only comprehensive Domestic Violence Intervention program serving Prince William County and the cities of Manassas and Manassas Park.
Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Mission: "The purpose of the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence is to eliminate domestic violence in Rhode Island. Our mission is to support and enhance the work of our member agencies and to provide leadership on the issue of domestic violence.
Fosters communication, resource sharing, networking and collaboration
Raises awareness, responds to community needs, and educates the public about domestic violence
Promotes community organizing around the prevention of domestic violence
Advocates locally and nationally to impact social and systemic change on the issue of domestic violence
Partners with survivors to strengthen and empower the voices of abused women
Accesses resources to maximize community impact.
Willow Domestic Violence Center
Our Mission is to prevent domestic violence and ensure every survivor has the access to services and supports needed along the journey to a safe and empowered life. To build a community free from domestic violence, where healthy relationships thrive.
Walnut Avenue Women'
Walnut Avenue Family & WomenÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s Center (Walnut Avenue) is a 501 (c) 3 public benefit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for women, children, and families in Santa Cruz County for over 85 years and is a strength-based family center. Walnut Avenue seeks to improve the economic, physical, and emotional well-being of the individuals and families we serve. Our service providing programs include Early Education Center, Services for Children & Youth, Services for Survivors of Domestic Violence, Family Support Services, and Community Engagement. Many of the families participating in Walnut Avenue programs are from under-served populations due to poverty, early pregnancy, homelessness, and/or domestic violence.
Herdeiros do Futuro CRM Capao Redondo
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Quebrar o ciclo de violÃªncia Acolher e prestar atendimento
Acolher e prestar atendimento psico-sÃ³cio-educativo Ã Â s crianÃ§as, adolescentes, adultos e instituiÃ§Ãµes envolvidas no processo de quebra do ciclo da violencia.
Nos importamos com o desenvolvimento integral de todas as partes envolvidas em uma situaÃ§Ã£o de violÃªncia, e atravÃ©s da criaÃ§Ã£o de uma tecnologia social, que possa alertar e orientar pessoas sobre os tipos de violÃªncia fÃÂsicas, psicolÃ³gicas e sexuais, buscamos esclarecer e disseminar informaÃ§Ãµes.
Assim, nos envolvemos no desenvolvimento cognitivo e emocional da crianÃ§a e o adolescente, tratando os traumas causados pela violÃªncia.
Anna Marie's Alliance
They provide women who are experiencing domestic abuse and their children with a safe place to stay and the resources they need. Through systemic change, we aim to create a community where violence is not tolerated, and where every home is a safe one.
The mission of Refuge House is to provide direct services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, and to their children and families, as well as to eliminate such violence through community education and public advocacy.
Tiny Evie Rocks
Erasing the stigma of mental health issues, depression and suicide prevention. Women leaving DA situations are often depressed and some because of gas lighting are suicidal. TER paints kindness rocks and attends events all over the city of Tyler. They are also developing programs for 1st responders dealing with these types of issues.
I was so happy to be a part of Shimmy Mob again this year! Our leaders were amazing with all of their organization and teaching skills.
Today I danced with a group Shimmy Mob. It was Amazing!
It felt so good to dance for such a worthy cause and I met and made some
new dance friends along the way.
2023 International Shimmy Mob
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Event happens on May 13, 2023.
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