Domestic Violence

The Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence links many services together through organizations spread throughout Rhode Island. Each agency provides emergency support to victims and their families. A 24-hour helpline is available.


Domestic Violence Agencies in Rhode Island

Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center

(401) 723-3057 Hotline & Business
P.O. box 5643 Pawtucket, RI 02862

Serving: Albion, Central Falls, Cumberland, Greenville, Harmony, Lincoln, Manville, Mapleville, North Providence, and Pawtucket.

Offering: Shelter Program, Telephone Helpline, Outreach Program, District Court Program, Community Support Group and the Latina Advocacy Program.

Domestic Violence Resource Center of South County

(401) 782-3990 or 1-866-782-3990
61 Main Street Wakefield, RI 02879

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

Offering: Hotline, Drop-In Center, Residential Services, Court Advocacy, and Support Groups.

Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center

Hotline: (401) 738-1700 or (401) 738-9700
P.O. Box 9476, Warwick, RI 02889
821 West Shore Road, Warwick 02889

Serving: Coventry, Cranston, Garden City, Greene, Hope, Johnston, Little Compton, North Providence, Warwick, West Warwick.

Offering: Crisis Hotline, Safe Shelter, Outreach Programs, Legal Advocacy in Family and District Courts, Children's Therapy and Education Programs including Teen Dating Violence Prevention, and Transitional Housing.

Sojourner House

(401) 658-4334 Providence Hotline
(401) 765-3232 Northern RI Hotline
(401) 861-6191 Main Office
386 Smith Street Providence, RI 02908

Serving: Burriville, Centerdale, Chepatchet, Clayville, Fiskeville, Fortsdale, Foster, Glendale, Greenville, Harmony, Harrisville, North Scituate, North Smithfield, Pascoag, Scituate, Woonsocket.

Offering: Shelter, Counseling, Support, and Advocacy for Women Who Are Battered and their Children, Educational Programs that Teach Non-violence Problem-solving Skills, Legal Support for Victims.

Women's Center of Rhode Island

(401) 861-2760
P.O. Box 603300 Providence, RI 02906

Serving: Barrington, Centerdale, East Providence, Greenville, Harmony, North Providence, Providence, Riverside, and Rumford.

Offering: 24 hour Shelter and Hotline, Clinical Counseling, Court Advocacy, Child Advocacy, Child Care, Employment Assistance, and Individual Advocacy in English and Spanish.

Women's Resource Center of Newport & Bristol Counties

(401) 847-2533 Newport Hotline
(401) 247-2070 Bristol Hotline
(401) 635-2548 Little Compton Hotline
(401) 423-9649 Jamestown Hotline
114 Touro Street Newport, RI 02840

Serving: Adamsville, Bristol, Jamestown, Middletown, Newport, Portsmouth, and Tiverton.

Offering: Advocacy Services, Walk-in Service, Long-Term Support, Education and Counseling Services.