Chittenden County:

Steps to End Domestic Violence offers hotline, shelter and housing program, children's program, and legal advocacy program to women, men, and children experiencing domestic violence.

Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations Provides criminal investigation services in response to reports of sexual assault, child sexual abuse, and other serious child abuse and neglect. For more information see, options

The University of Vermont Medical Center Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners are available in the emergency department to administer sexual assault forensic evidence kits and give medical assistance. For more information see, options

SafeSpace at Pride Center of Vermont works to end physical, sexual, and emotional violence in the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning Vermonters.

Outright Vermont works to build safe, healthy, and supportive environments for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth ages 13-22. 

Saint Michael's College Women's Center Promotes awareness of women's and gender equity issues to Saint Michael's students, faculty, and staff.

The UVM Women's Center Supports study, faculty, and staff of UVM who have experienced gender violence.

Spectrum Youth and Family Services Empowering youth at risk

Howard Center Mental health and human services provider helps people with emotional crises, substance abuse issues, mental illness, and developmental disabilities.

Community Health Center Click on the link to find more information on the Community Health Center.

Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood is one of the nation’s leading providers of high-quality, affordable health care, and the nation’s largest provider of sex education.

For Chittenden County Family Courts information, please call 802-651-1709.

For Relief From Abuse Clerk, please call 802-651-1809.


Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence The Vermont statewide coalition of domestic and sexual violence programs.

Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services Assistance with Victims Compensation claims and other resources for victims of crime in Vermont.

Vermont Committee for AIDS Resources, Education & Services (VT CARES) Provides free anonymous oral rapid HIV testing and free prevention information.

Planned Parenthood of Northern New England Offers sexual and reproductive healthcare, including STI/STD testing and treatment, pregnancy testing, and follow-up care.

Giveway to Freedom A resource for survivors of human trafficking

Migrant Justice Organizing for economic justice and human rights for migrant farm workers


National Organizations

  • RAINN the nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization 

    NSVRC great site for resources on sexual violence

Identity Specific Organizations

  • Incite a grassroots activist organization 

  • Faith Trust Institute provides the tools and knowledge to address the religious and cultural issues related to abuse 

Government Resources