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A Woman's Place (AWP) hotline 1-800-220-8116, is available to anyone 24-hours a day.
The hotline is free, private, and confidential. 

About AWP—

Vision, Mission, & Values


A Woman's Place envisions a society where all individuals are safe in their relationships and can flourish.


A Woman's Place is a community-based social change organization committed to the empowerment of women and to ending intimate and domestic violence for all.


To accomplish our vision of a society where all individuals are safe and can flourish, the programs, services, and decision making at all levels of A Woman's Place are rooted in and guided by the following values:

Courage: A Woman's Place acts bravely and boldly, notwithstanding fear.

Creativity: A Woman's Place encourages the creation of meaningful new ideas, interpretations, and rules.

Equality: A Woman's Place believes each and every one of us must collaborate to create a new society based in equal power and rights.

Integrity: A Woman's Place is of sound moral character and adheres to ethical principles.

Respect: A Woman's Place is considerate and honors the worth and dignity of all beings and resources.

Social Justice: A Woman's Place analyzes structural social inequalities in order to promote justice.

Statement of Inclusion 

A Woman’s Place recognizes that anyone can experience domestic violence regardless of race, ethnicity, socioeconomics, gender, sexual orientation, ability, age, language, or culture.

Services, programs, and resources provided by A Woman’s Place are available to people of any background and identity.

A Woman’s Place recognizes that domestic violence occurs in a societal and systemic context.

As a community-based social change organization, A Woman’s Place is committed to:

  • Fostering societal change as a primary means of ending domestic violence
  • Providing trauma-informed, survivor-centered advocacy
  • Rejecting attitudes, social norms, and policies that reinforce oppression, powerlessness, and victimization
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