What We Do

Women In Distress of Broward County, Inc. is the only nationally accredited, state-certified, full service domestic violence center serving Broward County.We offer 24-hour crisis intervention through our 24-Hour Crisis Hotline and emergency shelter, as well as counseling and support for victims and their children. We also provide education and professional trainings on domestic violence and related topics in Broward County schools and in the community.

What’s New

Send our Children Back to School!

Now through August 8, we are collecting new school supplies and backpacks to send 200 of our children back to school. You can have an impact on their lives by helping them prepare to succeed in the new school year. We are also collecting gift cards and new school uniforms. Click here for more information.


40th Anniversary



Women In Distress celebrates 40 years of keeping families safe this July! Help us continue to provide critical services by participating in our 40th Anniversary Campaign.




You Can Welcome Families In Need


Our 132 bed shelter, the largest in the state of Florida, is nearly always at capacity each summer, and we need your help to continue to serve families in need. Here’s how you can help:

Create a basket full of items (click here for a list)

Donate any of the items on the list (click here for a list)

Have Women In Distress create a basket with your $80 donation (click here to donate)

Get Involved
Whether it is a monetary gift or an in-kind donation, you can help keep families safe through donations to Women In Distress.Volunteer: You can have a direct impact on a life affected by domestic violence. Click above to learn more about volunteering at Women In Distress.

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