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

February is National Teen Dating Violence and Prevention Awareness Month

Did you know that 1 in 3 teens will experience an abusive relationship but only 33% will ever tell someone about it?  Join the conversation and learn more by following us on Twitter and Facebook.  Click here for a calendar of awareness events.


Save the Date

Our 9th Annual Starfish Luncheon Presented by Wells Fargo will be on Wednesday, May 13th at The Signature Grand in Davie. You won’t want to miss out on this spectacular luncheon!  Click here for more details.


SAFEWALK-RUN 5K is Right Around the Corner

NOW is the time to sign up. Click here to register today!

Did you know you can sign up your dog for only $10 and they will have their own fundraising page and get to walk or run with you at SAFEWALK?  All funds raised through the special $10 registration fee will go towards providing assistance to pets of victims of domestic violence who reside in our shelters. Click here for more information or to register today. 


Thrift Store Savings

February: Valentine’s Day Sale

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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