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Women's Support Services
Women's Support Services' Board Chair, Maria Horn and Executive Director, Lori Rivenburgh and former WSS Board Member and Consultant, Janet Andre Block , have a conversation with Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation about Nonprofit Leadership in our area. To read the article, click picture below.
Add Your Voice…To End Abuse!
Our mission is to create a community free of domestic violence and abuse through intervention, prevention and education. We offer free, confidential, client-centered services focused on safety, support advocacy and community outreach.
We work with clients whether they choose to stay in the relationship or if they choose to leave.
HELP is Available
For support, advocacy, referrals or short term shelter call our
24 hour hotline: (860) 364-1900
Did You Know?
1 in 4 women has been in an abusive relationship at some point in her life.
Every year, at least two million women are assaulted by a male partner in the U.S.
51% of teens know someone who has been abused via technology according to the Liz Claiborne, Inc.
Approximately 1 in 5 female students is physically and/or sexually abused by a dating partner.
One in five children between the ages of 13 and 14 (20%) say their friends are victims of dating violence.