YWCA Greenwich, Connecticut is the sole licensed provider of services in the Greenwich community treating the many victims of domestic violence and their children. All treatment is free, confidential and multi-lingual. Our 24/7 hotline and crisis phone number is 203-622-0003. Call now if in need.
Always remember… domestic violence is never your fault. You have the right to feel safe in your relationship and to live free from violence.
Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive behavior that occurs when one intimate partner attempts to gain power, domination and control against the other… regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, income or educational level. In America… a woman is abused every 10 seconds… 1 out of every 3 women experience domestic violence at one time in their lives… and intimate partner violence results in over 2,000,000 injuries every year.
Volunteer opportunities at Domestic Abuse Services are abundant. We offer professional training, in-service workshops and staff supervision. Your time, experience and desire to make a difference in the daily lives of women and their families is all that takes to…provide friendship to women and children… provide support by transporting and accompanying women to court and social service agencies… post flyers, distribute promotional materials, help with writing news articles, help with mailings and phone calls…be a buddy- play with children at the while their mothers are in individual or group counseling…be a voice- on the other end of our hotline to answer questions, provide information & support.