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.

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Hal Herman Children’s Fund Celebration Wall
Celebration Wall

Learn how you can celebrate or honor a loved one while helping to keep families safe. Learn more »


Olga’s Story.

Olgas-StoryPeople often talk about achieving the “American Dream.”  I thought I had. I married my husband, who accepted my two beautiful children, and we were happy. I would have done anything to keep us that way. Soon after marrying, we moved to Virginia, where my husband was from and had a home. Though we were far from family and friends, I had high hopes for what our new family would be able to achieve in a new place. Read more »






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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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