Located in Burlington, VT, Steps to End Domestic Violence provides support and services to survivors and their loved ones of domestic abuse.
93% of the people we served live in Chittenden County.
Formed in 1974, Steps to End Domestic Violence, formerly Women Helping Battered Women is largest service provider for victims of domestic abuse in Vermont. We believe that everyone has the right to live without fear of abuse - sexual, physical, emotional, or financial.
OUR PROMISE: To respect, empower and inform.
OUR VISION: We strive for a future where Steps to End Domestic Violence partners seamlessly with the Community, the Criminal Justice System, and Social Services to aid in the significant decline of all forms of domestic violence and abuse. Community members do not tolerate abusive behavior and abusers are held fully accountable.
As a result, Chittenden County is a safer community, fully invested in defending basic human rights for ALL individuals.
Our mission is to assist in the transition to a safe, independent life for all those who have been affected physically, sexually, emotionally, or economically by domestic abuse and to promote a culture that fosters justice, equity and safety.