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

Registration Open: SAFEWALK-RUN 5K presented by Pollo Tropical

Join us on Saturday February 21, 2015 at NSU Davie Campus as we celebrate 40 years of keeping families safe. Register today and save $5!


40th Anniversary



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

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You Can Welcome Families In Need


Create a basket full of items to welcome a family into our shelter (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)

Thrift Store Savings

October 9-11: Columbus Day Sale at the Women In Distress Thrift Store (click for more information)

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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