DOMESTIC ABUSE

§ Women’s Support Services, Sharon

(860) 364-1080

Hotline Number:  (860) 364-1900  (24 hrs / 7 days)

Website:   www.wssdv.org

Office Location:  158 Gay Street, Sharon, CT  06069

Business Hours: 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday through Friday.

Volunteer Program, Lending Library, Clothes, Assistance available for non-English speaking individuals.

WSS offers free and confidential services to all victims of domestic violence and abuse in the towns of Canaan, Cornwall, Kent, North Canaan, Salisbury, and Sharon.  Domestic violence/abuse includes physical, emotional, psychological, verbal, financial and sexual abuse in the context of an intimate partner relationship.  Services include: 24-hour hotline, short-term crisis counseling for adults and children, support groups for adults and children, legal/medical/social service advocacy, short-term emergency shelter, transportation, and community education and professional in-service training.

 

If the person seeking service is a victim of domestic violence and they are out of the area but living in CT they can call the CT Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-888-774-2900. This is a 24-hour toll-free hotline.  The caller will be connected to the domestic violence program in their immediate area.

 

If the person seeking services is a victim of domestic violence and they are from out of state they can call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233).  This is a 24-hour toll-free hotline. The caller will be connected to the domestic violence program closest to them in their state.

 

If the person seeking services is a victim of sexual assault outside of the context of an intimate partner relationship (i.e. stranger rape) and they live in the local area, they can contact the Susan B. Anthony Project in Torrington, CT via their 24-hour hotline at (860) 482-7133.

 

If the person seeking services is a victim of sexual assault and is out of the area but living in CT they can call the CT Statewide Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-888-999-5545.  This is also a 24-hour toll-free hotline. The caller will be connected to the domestic violence program in their immediate area.

 

If the person seeking services is a victim of sexual assault and they are from out of state they can call the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE (4673).  This is a 24-hour toll-free hotline.  The caller will be connected to the sexual assault program closest to them in their state.

 

§ Susan B. Anthony Project

(860) 489-3798    www.sbaproject.org

Torrington …………………………Sexual Assault Hotline (888) 999-5545

Domestic Violence Hotline (888) 774-2900

Torrington 24 Hour Crisis Line (860) 482-7133

 

Monday through Friday, 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

 

The Susan B. Anthony Project provides crisis counseling, advocacy and support for victims and survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence throughout Northwest Connecticut.  Services include 24-hour crisis line, one-on-one counseling, support groups, advocacy with social service/police/medical/legal systems, emergency shelter, job search counseling, computer skills training, GED preparation, community education and professional in-service training.  All services for clients are free and confidential.

(For domestic violence services in Canaan, Cornwall, Falls Village, Kent, Salisbury and Sharon, contact Women’s Support Services in Sharon             [see GENERAL INFORMATION section)

  

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