REMOTE PEER COUNSELING (in English): We are very sorry, but due to increased demand, there is a waitlist for this service and registration is closed until June, 2022. Please call our support line for immediate support.
REMOTE SUPPORT GROUP (in English): please fill out this registration form in it’s entirety. Someone will get in touch with you within 7-10 days after receiving your registration with next steps.
Al grupo de apoyo de violencia doméstica de WOMAN Inc. (espanol)
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Women Organized to Make Abuse Nonexistent, Inc. (W.O.M.A.N., Inc.) has operated since 1978 as a community-based, multi-service agency, serving survivors of domestic violence in San Francisco and the larger Bay Area.
Click below for more information about W.O.M.A.N., Inc. and the services we offer.
24-Hour Support Line
We provide a 24-hour support line for counseling, safety planning, and referrals for needed resources.
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We offer both on-going individual therapy and family therapy for survivors with their children. Therapy services are offered in English and Spanish.
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Support Our Work
Volunteer and financial support are integral to our ability to provide services. Learn more about how you can help make a difference in the lives of survivors and children in your community.
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Domestic Violence Information and Referral Center (DVIRC)
Domestic violence agencies please check out our online Domestic Violence Information and Referral Center (DVIRC), a collaborative project of agencies in the Bay Area.
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We provide presentations to groups, organizations, schools and workplaces on a variety of topics related to domestic violence. We are committed to the power of community education and would love to come and speak to your group or organization.
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What People are Saying About W.O.M.A.N., Inc.
"W.O.M.A.N., Inc. has incredible, dedicated leadership and is an invaluable resource in our community---by far one of the best annual donations I make."
"The staff is absolutely amazing and the work they do is so filled with passion and commitment, that it's been a privilege to be associated with W.O.M.A.N., Inc."
"Everyone involved with W.O.M.A.N., Inc. (staff, volunteers, board, community supporters) have a deep-seated passion to help empower survivors of domestic violence, by not only addressing the immediate issue of emotional, financial, physical, etc. abuse, but also by addressing broader systemic issues...that exists in our communities."
"W.O.M.A.N., Inc. is a vital San Francisco-based charity. The work they do saves lives everyday and gives survivors of domestic violence the right tools and support they need to feel empowered. It has been an incredible opportunity to work with this dedicated group of staff and volunteers."
"I have received so much moral support and even Christmas cards and a turkey to prepare. It made me feel that this organization cares about me...W.O.M.A.N., Inc. made me feel unique. They are like home, a refuge. A thousand thanks for existing."
"What makes W.O.M.A.N., Inc. so unique and special is their focus on empowerment for women...To me, this made W.O.M.A.N Inc incredibly revolutionary because it didn't help just eliminate violence, but rather worked to restore agency, dignity and strength."
"Being a volunteer for W.O.M.A.N., Inc., I am always so impressed with how down-to-earth staff and other volunteers are and how invested they are in the work that they do. Their sensitivity to the needs of the DV Community and advocacy towards a broader, more open, supportive and cooperative approach to the diversity of people experiencing DV is inspired."
"I truly believe San Francisco is the great city that it is directly because of the work that WOMAN Inc has done and will continue to do for us all."
"This agency is unique in the services it provides, and I wish there were more like it out in our communities."
"W.O.M.A.N., Inc. works with the survivor to help them reach their goals in creating lives free of violence. The staff working there are incredibly dedicated to this cause and you couldn't find a more compassionate and hard-working group."