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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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 9th Annual Run for Empowerment

June 18, 2016 on Burlington's Waterfront


Join us at the Run for Empowerment Event Page on Facebook

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.

REV_OS_Indoor_rgb Upcoming benefit rides for Women Helping Battered Women 

Saturday, May 7th

Choose from 3 separate 45 minute rides: 8am, 9am, & 10am

$20/ride (pay at event cash or check please).

"Stationary bikes. Forward Thinking."

To register for a ride, email:

News & Events

We’re getting a new name & logo!

What’s in a name? Women Helping Battered Women – What does that name mean to you? Some may think the agency only serves women, is staffed only by women and that our services are only for people who have been physically abused. WHBW has been serving Chittenden County since 1974. Since then, the agency has […]

Jessica’s Story

The following is a powerful story from a survivor of domestic violence. She shared her  story at WHBW’s 8th Annual Zumbathon® on March 18, 2016.   “I’m so excited to be here today representing an organization so near and dear to my heart! Two years ago today, March 19th, my life and the lives of my two sons […]