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

Celebrate Mom

This Mother’s Day, why not show support for a mother who is a survivor of domestic violence. We are looking to provide at least 200 moms with gift baskets filled with cosmetics, toiletries, handbags, perfume jewelry and more. The collection drive will be held April 28th – May 5th.

We are collecting the following new and unwrapped items for our moms:

Gift Baskets • Beauty Products • Perfume • Jewelry • Handbags • Linens & Towels • Toiletries • Bath products



Starfish Gala

Thank you to everyone who joined us on Saturday for our 40th Anniversary Gala to honor Jan Moran, Presented by Holy Cross Hospital, JM Family Enterprises and Southeast Toyota Distributors, AutoNation, Lorraine Thomas, and Wells Fargo. Photos will be posted this week.


40th Anniversary


In honor of Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Jan Moran, help us celebrate our 40th year and continue to keep families safe by raising $40,000 by July 2014.  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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