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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


September New Volunteer, Intern, & Staff Training!

Women Helping Battered Women will be holding its New Volunteer, Intern, & Staff Training September 11-13! You must apply in advance (http://www.whbw.org/about/volunteers). Criminal background checks are required for WHBW volunteers. WHBW depends on volunteers to keep all of our services and programs running smoothly and consistently, especially the hotline. For Direct Service volunteers, we recommend that […]



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!