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The Helpline: 1-800-494-8100
Organizations throughout Rhode Island, including our five member agencies, provide emergency support services to victims of dating violence, domestic violence, and their families.

For more information, click below, or contact the 24-hour statewide Helpline, offering support, information and advocacy for those impacted by crimes of violence.


The five local member agencies of the RI Coalition Against Domestic Violence help those impacted by relationship abuse. They provide support groups, counseling services, and more.

The member agencies of the RICADV are:

Learn more about each agency below.



The National Domestic Violence Hotline, a partner of, provides 24/7 support, resources, and hope to victims of dating or domestic violence, their friends, and family members. Learn more at Live chat is available.

(If you or a loved one is in a abusive relationship, please get help. Visit loveisrespect for more information, chat with a peer advocate online, call 866.331.9474 or text "loveis" to 22522. Msg&Data Rates apply on text for help services.)

Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center

Blackstone Valley Advocacy CenterBVAC Logo

401-723-3057 – Hotline & Business

P.O. Box 5643, Pawtucket, RI 02862

Serving: Albion, Central Falls, Cumberland, Lincoln, Manville, and Pawtucket

Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center has been providing services to victims of domestic violence in the Blackstone Valley area for over two decades. It is their voices, their struggles and their experiences which guide the Center's work. Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence and to provide education and awareness on the issue of domestic violence.

Domestic Violence Resource Center of South County

Domestic Violence Resource Center of South CountyDVRCSC Logo

1-866-782-3990 – Hotline

401-782-3995  Business

61 Main Street, Wakefield, RI 02879

Serving: Ashaway, Block Island, Bradford, Carolina, Charlestown, East Greenwich, Exeter, Hope, Hope Valley, Hopkinton, Kenyon, Kingston, Narragansett, North Kingstown, Peace Dale, Rockville, Saunderstown, Shannock, Slatersville, Slocum, South Kingstown, Wakefield, West Kingston, Westerly, and Wyoming

Domestic Violence Resource Center of South County (DVRCSC) is a nonprofit agency that works toward a future free of violence and to build a community in which each individual shares the responsibility to create a culture of safety and personal dignity. DVRCSC works collaboratively to offer safety, support, advocacy, education and a network of services to the residents of Washington County and is dedicated to both preventing and responding to domestic violence by working to change the social conditions, beliefs and social actions that perpetuate abuse.

Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center

Elizabeth Buffum Chace CenterEBC Logo

401-738-1700 – Hotline

401-738-9700 – Business

P.O. Box 9476, Warwick, RI 02889

821 West Shore Road, Warwick, RI 02889 (Drop In Center)

Serving: Coventry, Cranston, East Greenwich, Foster, Johnston, North Providence, Scituate, Warwick, West Greenwich, and West Warwick

The mission of the Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center is to end the perpetration and societal tolerance of interpersonal violence, including all forms of domestic and sexual abuse, and, until that is achieved, to provide comprehensive services to victims and education in the community.

Sojourner House

Sojourner HouseSojourner House

401-658-4334 and 401-765-3232 – Hotline/Safe House

401-647-1514 – Northern RI Hotline

401-861-6191 – Business / Drop In Center

386 Smith Street, Providence, RI 02908

Serving: Burrillville, Centerdale, Chepachet, Clayville, Fiskeville, Fortsdale, Foster, Glendale, Greenville, Harmony, Mapleville, Harrisville, North Scituate, North Smithfield, Pascoag, Providence, Scituate, and Woonsocket

Sojourner House is a nonprofit domestic violence organization founded in 1976 by Brown University students. During the past 35 years, Sojourner House has grown from a part-time, all-volunteer hotline into a provider of comprehensive services available 7 days a week to victims of abuse. Their current programs include Providence's only drop-in advocacy center, a teen dating violence prevention program, a residential program that includes an emergency shelter and transitional housing, an HIV education and testing program, and an immigration advocacy program.

Women's Resource Center

Women's Resource CenterWRC Logo

1-866-236-2474 – Shelter

401-846-5263 – Business

401-247-2070 – Bristol
401-423-9649 – Jamestown
401-635-2548 – Little Compton
401-847-2533 – Newport

114 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

Serving: Barrington, Warren, Bristol, Little Compton, Tiverton, Portsmouth, Middletown, Newport, and Jamestown

Women's Resource Center (WRC) of Newport and Bristol Counties was founded in 1977 to provide comprehensive domestic violence intervention and prevention services that educate, advocate for, and shelter any individual in need of assistance. Each year, WRC helps women, children, families, men and the elderly obtain the services they need to secure their physical, mental, emotional and financial safety from domestic abuse.

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