Law Enforcement Advocate Program
Latina Advocacy Program
Safe Families Collaboration Project
At least every 15 seconds, a woman in the United States is physically assaulted by an intimate partner or family member.
--US Department of Justice
Approximately on quarter of all women in the United States will be abused by a current or former partner some time during their lives.
--American Medical Association
Most of research conducted found that children who witness violence are significantly more likely to have problems in one or more of the areas of behavioral, physical, emotional, social and cognitive development than children who do not witness violence
--Jasinski, J.L. and Williams, L.M. ed. Partner
Violence: A Comprehensive Review of 20 Years of Research, pp, 80-81, 1998)
On any given day in Rhode Island, 52 people call a domestic violence helpline, 44 women and children spend a night in a domestic violence shelter, and 34 people seek domestic violence services without entering a shelter.
--RI Coalition Against Domestic Violence
We are looking for students and individuals to assist us with several volunteer opportunities.
Your generous support allows us to provide vital services to victims of domestic violence.