Local, State, and National Resources for Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Chittenden County

Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations (CUSI)
802-652-6800
http://www.cusi-vermont.org/

Provides criminal investigation services in response to reports of sexual assault and child sexual assault, abuseand neglect.

H.O.P.E. Works
Hotline: 802-863-1236 or 1-800-489-7273
http://www.stoprapevermont.org/

Provides services (including a hotline, shelter and housing program, counseling and advocacy) for those whose lives have been affected by sexual violence.

Parallel Justice
Clark Sheldon, Burlington Police Department: 802-540-2394
Rain Banbury,Community Justice Center: 802-264-0764
http://www.pjburlington.org/

Provides financial or in-kind assistance with crime-related needs and expenses, as well as referrals to services and programs within the Burlington community that aid victims of crimes.

SafeSpace
802-863-0003
http://www.safespacevt.org/

Provides services to LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning) survivors of physical, sexual and emotional violence.

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (S.A.N.E.) Program at Fletcher Allen Health Care
802-847-4696
http://www.fletcherallen.org/services/children/specialties/child_abuse_clinic/#S.A.N.E.

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners in the emergency department give medical assistance and administer sexual assault forensic evidence kits.


University of Vermont’s Women’s Center
802-656-7892
http://www.uvm.edu/~women

Provides support and advocacy programs to UVM’sstudents and faculty who have been affected by sexual violence.

Women Helping Battered Women
Hotline: 802-658-1996
Domestic Violence Emergency Hotline: 1-800-ABUSE95
http://www.whbw.org/

Provides services (including a hotline, shelter and housing program, children’s program, and legal advocacy program) to women, men, and children experiencing domestic violence.

Neighboring Counties

SafeArt
802.685.3138
http://safeart.org

Offers programs (including individual and group healing sessions, and creative workshops) that utilize the arts to address issues of bullying, domestic abuse, and sexual violence.

WomenSafe
Hotline: 802-388-4205 or 1-800-388-4205
http://www.womensafe.net/home/

Provides services (including a hotline and advocacy) to women and children affected by physical, sexual and emotional violence.


Vermont state-wide

Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
802-223-1302
http://www.vtnetwork.org/

A Vermont state-wide coalition of domestic and sexual violence programs.

The Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services
802-241-1250
http://www.ccvs.state.vt.us

Provides a Victim Services Resource Directory, acomprehensive statewide guide designed to aid victims of crime find appropriate resources.


National

The National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or 1-800-787-3224
http://www.ndvh.org/

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center
717.909.0710 or 877.739.3895
http://www.nsvrc.org

RAINN: Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network
The National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE(4673)
http://www.rainn.org