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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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WHBW is participating in #GivingTuesday on Dec 1st
An anonymous donor will be matching all gifts up to $5,000!

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.

WHBW's Holiday Giving Program is underway! To learn more call 802-658-3131 ext. 2010Holiday Giving Program

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#GivingTuesday is an international charitable giving day on the Tuesday after Black Friday. WHBW is excited to announce than an anonymous donor will be matching your donations up to $5,000! All money raised will support WHBW’s 24/7 Emergency Programs such as our Hotline, Emergency Housing & Relief From Abuse Orders. There’s no one face of domestic violence. […]

Holiday Giving Program

Family’s who are fleeing abusive relationships are often left without a home, and without the financial resources to find enough food, let alone buy presents for their children. Sponsor a child by fulfilling their holiday wish list. We will provide you with the age and gender of the child and the option to buy up to […]