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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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You're invited to The Big Reveal when WHBW introduces its new name!


Thursday, June 23, 2016    6:00-8:00 pm


Dion Student Family Center, St. Michael's College, Colchester, VT


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.

News & Events


9th Annual Run for Empowerment is Saturday!

Women Helping Battered Women’s (WHBW) Board of Directors proudly announces the 9th Annual Run for Empowerment on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Burlington’s Waterfront Park. There are events for the whole family, including a 5K Walk/Run, a 10K Run, and a 1K Kids’ fun run! This family-friendly event raises vital funds that support WHBW’s programs that […]



Volunteer Spotlight: Alicia

We interviewed one of our incredible volunteers, Alicia, about her involvement with Women Helping Battered Women: Q: Tell us a little about yourself! A: Hi there! I’m a student in my third-year here at the University of Vermont working on my Bachelor of Science in Nursing as well as a minor in Human Development and Family […]