Domestic Violence Resources & More During COVID-19

24/7 Domestic Violence Support Line is still open! You can give us a call to help safety plan, get resources or if you just need to talk for a moment: (415)864-4722 ------- ¡La línea de apoyo de violencia doméstica las 24 horas del día, los 7 días de la semana, todavía está abierta! Puede llamarnos para ayudar a planificar su seguridad, obtener recursos o si solo necesita hablar por un momento: (415)864-4722

Volunteer Spotlight: Bridget Daly

1) When did you first get involved with W.O.M.A.N., Inc.? I started at WOMAN Inc at the end of February, 2014. 2) What inspired you to do anti-violence work? I had been looking for a way to contribute to the community of women in the Bay Area. I also wanted to learn more about working with … Continue reading Volunteer Spotlight: Bridget Daly

Faces behind the Project – Introducing the DVIRC Volunteers

The DVIRC now serves over 40 domestic violence service providers in California, and with Blue Shield recently awarding W.O.M.A.N., Inc. an additional two year grant to further expand the system throughout California, volunteers play a crucial part in ensuring the success of the project. Currently, W.O.M.A.N., Inc. has two very dedicated DVIRC Volunteers, Bridget and … Continue reading Faces behind the Project – Introducing the DVIRC Volunteers

Blue Shield Foundation Awards Grant to Expand DVIRC Statewide

W.O.M.A.N., Inc. is happy to announce that with the financial support of the Blue Shield Foundation, we’re able to make the DVIRC system accessible to even more domestic violence service providers across California. The project will span the course of two years and will include building a statewide expansion and sustainability plan for the DVIRC … Continue reading Blue Shield Foundation Awards Grant to Expand DVIRC Statewide

W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Presents the DVIRC to San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women

On July 23rd, staff members Jill and Mariya presented the Domestic Violence Information and Referral Center (DVIRC) to the San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women.  The Commission is dedicated to a broad range of issues affecting women and girls, including violence prevention, gender equality in the workplace, and equal representation on public decision-making … Continue reading W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Presents the DVIRC to San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women

Powerful Partnerships Conference Follow-Up

On April 24th and 25th, The Department of Women and Gender Studies at the University of Delaware and the Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence co-hosted a national conference to honor the power of partnerships in ending domestic violence. The conference celebrated and coincided with the 40th anniversary of the Department of Women and Gender Studies at the University of Delaware, the … Continue reading Powerful Partnerships Conference Follow-Up

Goodbye Amelie, Our DVIRC Program Assistant

For the past two years, W.O.M.A.N., Inc. has been lucky enough to call Amelie Booska a volunteer for our agency. Recently, she received an extraordinary opportunity to become a fellow for a microfinance nonprofit and though we are incredibly happy for her, this sadly means that our agency had to say goodbye to seeing her … Continue reading Goodbye Amelie, Our DVIRC Program Assistant