• At least every 15 seconds, a woman in the United States is physically assaulted by an intimate partner or family member.

    --US Department of Justice

  • Approximately one quarter of all women in the United States will be abused by a current or former partner some time during their lives.

    --American Medical Association

  • Most of the research conducted found that children who witness violence are significantly more likely to have problems in one or more of the areas of behavioral, physical, emotional, social and cognitive development than children who do not witness violence.

    --Jasinski, J.L. and Williams, L.M. ed. Partner
    Violence: A Comprehensive Review of 20 Years of Research, pp, 80-81, 1998)

  • On any given day in Rhode Island, 52 people call a domestic violence helpline, 44 women and children spend a night in a domestic violence shelter, and 34 people seek domestic violence services without entering a shelter.

    --RI Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Our Member Agencies

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Domestic Violence Resource Center of South County
61 Main Street
Wakefield, RI 02879
(401) 782-3995

Elizabeth Buffum Chase Center
PO Box 9476
Warwick, RI 02889
(401) 739-9700

RI Coalition Against Domestic Violence
422 Post Road
Warwick, RI 02888
(401) 467-9940

SOAR (Sisters Overcoming Abusive Relationships)
(401) 467-9940

Sojourner House
386 Smith Street
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 861-6191

Women's Resource Center of Newport
114 Touro Street
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 846-5263


Other Agencies

Crossroads DV Program
160 Broad Street
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 521-2255

Day One
100 Medway Street
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 421-4100

International Institute of RI
645 Elmwood Avenue
Providence, RI 02907
(401) 461-5920 

Progreso Latino
626 Broad Street
Central Falls, RI 02863
(401) 728-5920

Restraining Order Office – Garrahy Courthouse
(401) 458-3372

RI Departmet of the Attorney General
Domestic Violence Unit
150 South Main Street
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 274-4400 ext. 2312

RI Department of Children Youth and Families

Rhode Island Crime Victim Compensation Program
40 Fountain Street
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 222-2357

RI Department of Elderly Affairs

Rhode Island Legal Services
(401) 274-2652



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