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Women Helping Battered Women (WHBW) has evolved into the largest service provider for domestic abuse victims in Vermont, serving Chittenden County.  We believe that all adults and children have the right to live without fear of abuse – sexual, physical, emotional, or financial.

No one deserves to be abused. There are places to get help. 

WHBW’s Hotline: 802-658-1996

TTY: 802-540-2992

Or call the statewide 1-800-ABUSE95 a toll free number from anywhere in Vermont to connect to the closest Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence member agency.

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Women Helping Battered Women (1)    Thank you to Verizon Wireless HOPELine for their

continued support of our programs to end

domestic abuse in Chittenden County.

(Pictured with WBHW Staff is Gretchen Lefevre, General Manager for Verizon Wireless)

SHARE YOUR STORY: We are interested in hearing about your experiences of domestic abuse. You can share your story and experiences with us anonymously by clicking here.

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News & Events

Annual School Supply Drive

Every year donations from the community support a school supply drive for about 30 children affected by domestic abuse. High need items are listed in the link below. 2015 School Supply Drive Flyer Items can be dropped off at WHBW’s administrative offices, Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm until August 14th. Thank you!

PSA with Saint Michael’s College on affects of Domestic Abuse on Men

Thank you to our friends at Saint Michael’s College Accelerated Summer Program for their collaboration in creating the following PSA. It was an honor to partner with these students as they worked hard to dismantle the myth that men don’t experience domestic abuse. Watch the video and share!