Women


CT Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV)

CCADV is the state’s leading voice for victims of domestic violence and those programs that serve them.  They do this through policy, advocacy, public awareness, technical assistance, and training.

912 Silas Deane Highway, #100, Wethersfield, CT 06109
(860) 282-7899/Toll Free in CT (800) 281-1481
24-hour Statewide, Toll Free Domestic Violence Hotline:
888-774-2900 (English) or 844-831-9200 (Español)

CT Women’s Consortium

We envision that behavioral health care systems serving women will be accessible, effective, and practice holistic, trauma-informed and gender-responsive care. To achieve this vision we strive to eliminate discrimination and promote excellence in the care for women through education, training, advocacy, and policy development.

2321 Whitney Avenue, Suite 401, Hamden, CT 06518
(203) 909-6888

CT Women’s Education & Legal Fund (CWEALF)

CWEALF has advanced women’s rights and opportunities in Connecticut since 1973. CWEALF is a statewide nonprofit organization that advocates for and empowers women and girls in Connecticut, especially those who are underserved or marginalized. We work to create an equitable society where women and girls thrive.

75 Charter Oak Avenue, Suite 1-300, Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 247-6090


Dress for Success Mid-Fairfield County

We work with referral agencies, volunteers and companies to make an impact in women’s lives by empowering them and showing them how to be financially independent.  We provide each client with professional attire to secure employment.  In addition, we offer programs around leadership, employment, job retention, and job training.

240 Fairfield Avenue, 2nd Floor, Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 333-6505


Dress for Success Hartford

We work with referral agencies, volunteers and companies to make an impact in women’s lives by empowering them and showing them how to be financially independent.  We provide each client with professional attire to secure employment.  In addition, we offer programs around leadership, employment, job retention, and job training.

280 Trumbull Street, 2nd Floor, Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 525-5015

YWCA (Hartford)

YWCA Hartford Region is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.  Offering programs around childcare, supportive housing, youth leadership development, racial justice awareness, financial literacy education, and economic stability.

135 Broad Street, Hartford, CT 06105
Phone: (860) 525-1163

New Haven Women’s Resettlement Working Group (WRWG)

The Women’s Resettlement Working Group (WRWG) is an action-orientated volunteer collective dedicated to improving outcomes and reducing recidivism among formerly incarcerated women in New Haven Connecticut.

(New Haven County)

Safe Futures

Safe Futures operates two 24-hour hotlines, an emergency shelter, and transitional living programs for families working to rebuild lives shattered by domestic violence or sexual assault.  Safe Futures also provides counseling and advocacy, case management, court support services, support groups, and educational programs for schools and community groups.  All 21 cities and towns in New London County are served by the agency.

16 Jay Street, New London, CT 06320
Phone: (860) 447-0366
Domestic Violence Hotlines: (860) 701-6000/888-774-2900
Sex Assault Hotline:  (860) 701-6001