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We believe that every individual has the right to a safe, secure home and the capability to live a violence free future.

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Make A Difference

Your generous donations are a lifeline for families seeking safety. The need for domestic violence services is ever-growing, and it’s your support that makes a world of difference. What’s remarkable is that 87 cents of every dollar raised directly supports survivor programs and essential services.

With your contributions, we not only offer a secure haven for survivors and their children but extend critical services like counseling, therapy, and vital assistance in finding housing, childcare, and employment opportunities. Every gift you share has the power to reshape lives and inspire a brighter future, and help a survivor reclaim their power.

Other Ways To Give

At Women In Distress, we present a variety of avenues for giving and engagement. Whether it’s leaving a lasting legacy through planned giving, participating in workplace initiatives, or exploring unique avenues like gifting stocks, securities, and even cryptocurrency, we’re here to guide you in selecting the option that is best for you.

Blooming Sales Thrift Store

While the thrift store receives all donations, staff will pull items needed by shelter participants and send them to our shelter location.  Our shelter participants are also able to shop for free at the thrift store. Items not needed for the shelter will be sold at the thrift store with 100% of all proceeds being returned to support the mission of the agency.



Do you want to give back to your community and make a difference?

Women In Distress depends on our community and volunteer support and would love to see our community flourish!

We have many different types of ways to volunteer and provide much-needed support and services to our center and community. Below are the different types of opportunities available with their descriptions and requirements. Volunteers play an important role in helping to keep families safe as they rebuild their violence-free lives. Due to the serious nature of our work and all volunteer opportunities require a background check and agency training.



  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older.
  • Submit a completed volunteer interest form.
  • Complete a background check and all requisite training.
  • Must be ready to make a BIG difference!

If you are interested in volunteering please complete the form below

VOLUNTEER interest form

Upon receiving your application and references, we will contact you via email to set up an interview. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please email us at

Please note: Volunteer opportunities may require a background check and agency training.

Donate Items

Donation drives are a great way, not only to get involved yourself but to also get your friends, family, neighbors, and co-workers involved in the important work of supporting victims of domestic violence. See how you can participate in one of our drives as well as how you can start your own.

For more information, please contact:
Jeffrey Metcalf, Chief Development Officer
954-760-9800 x1280

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