Services For Women

To save time we are narrowing the search for you. Services such as shelters, sober living homes, and support groups are, in many cases, gender-specific. For this reason, we have created separate pages, one for men, and one for women. There is also a page just for members of the LGBTQ+ community to search for services.

Most domestic violence services are for women, the DV services listed on this page offer shelter and other services along with their DV program. For a complete list of all the domestic violence service and intervention programs please visit our Domestic Violence Page.

If this is an emergency or you feel that you are in danger call 911 immediately!

Domestic Violence Services

This page lists programs and services for women living in the state of Connecticut. To find a service provider in your area please select your county below. If you are not sure what county you live in we can help! Just click the “Find Me” button to the right and we’ll get started.

If you wish to search for a provider by name please scroll down to the Alphabetical Listings in the next section.

Bridgeport Rescue Mission – Guest House for Women and Children: Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, our comfortable shelter provides the essentials of safe lodging, nourishing food and needed clothing for displaced women with children. Women receive case management support and access to our Learning Center and work-training program to expand their education and employment opportunities. Our ultimate goal is to help homeless and hurting women gain long-term stability and a better life for their families and to provide children with a safe, nurturing environment to prevent generational homelessness.

Location: Bridgeport, CT

Housing & Shelters
Services For Women

Bipolar Moms Support Group – Facebook Group: If you’re a mom and you have bipolar disorder then you’re in the right place! I want you to feel like you can be honest here. Everyone else here has the same thing. If anyone can understand you it’ll be us!

Location: Online

Online Support Groups
Services For Women

Community of Hope’s mission is to help women affected by abuse, addiction and homelessness, re-establish life through building a relationship with God, while in a safe and healthy living environment that reflects the love of a family.

(WOMEN ONLY)

Location: Groton, CT

Addiction & Recovery
Housing & Shelters
Faith Based Recovery & Support
Services For Women

Harmony House, A Family & Children’s Aid Program: provides temporary round the clock housing for up to 16 homeless mothers and their children. Residents stay for an average of 90 days. Harmony House empowers women by providing them with the skills and resources needed to maintain a more stable life for their families and achieve the goal of living independently. FCA staff works with the mothers to help them gain employment, further their education and develop the necessary skills to live independently.

Location: Danbury, CT

Housing & Shelters
Services For Women

Interval House is Connecticut’s largest domestic violence agency. We represent 24 towns and cities and our clients come from each and every one of those towns. Our 20-bed safe house provides services for abused women and children 24-hours-a-day, 365-days a year.

Interval House has both an English and a Spanish-speaking staff. We also have a telephone translation service allowing staff to communicate with callers and clients in many languages.

24 HOUR CRISIS HOTLINE: 860-527-0550
LINEA DE CRISIS (SPANISH): 844-831-9200

Location: **confidential**

Domestic Violence Services
Housing & Shelters
Warmline Phone & Test
Minority Community Supportive Services
Services For Women
Advocacy & Stigma Busting

Kathie’s Place – Center for Family Justice: a domestic violence safe home for adults and children fleeing their abusive situation. Our Crisis counselor/advocates offer support in a secure, non-judgmental environment where families, individuals and children can learn to keep themselves safe, access appropriate services, and work toward an independent living situation.

Kathie’s Place has 15-beds and offers up to 60 days of emergency shelter for women and children. Residents receive advocacy and counseling services from the staff both at The Center and the safe house. Weekly house meetings are held at the safe house and activities are planned regularly for the children.

Location: Bridgeport, CT

Housing & Shelters
Domestic Violence Services
Services For Women

Leaving Abuse Behind Forever – Transforming Trauma: This Facebook Group is for women who have experienced sexual/emotional/mental abuse in their lives. This is a group created with the intention of holding a space for women to share their healing process, share their wisdom and their intention to move past the trauma and pain their abuse has caused and continues to cause in their lives.

Location: Online

Online Support Groups
Services For Women

Malta House, Inc. RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM: We promote the dignity of God-given life by providing a nurturing home environment, support services and independent living skills to pregnant and parenting mothers of all faiths and their children.

Location: Norwalk, CT

Housing & Shelters
Faith Based Recovery & Support
material needs
Services For Women

MCCA, Midwestern Connecticut Council of Alcoholism, Inc. Trinity Glen Women’s Program in Kent: Nestled in the hills of Kent, Trinity Glen Women’s Program is modeled after the men’s program in Sharon. Our facility offers semi-private dormitory rooms housing 11 beds with spacious living quarters and meeting rooms for women who are suffering from chronic addiction to drugs or alcohol. The women’s program is targeted to the chronic alcoholic who has been unable to maintain sobriety despite multiple treatments including intensive programs, halfway houses, detoxification and shelters.

Location: Kent, CT

Addiction & Recovery
Residential Treatment Options
Services For Women

Mercy Housing and Shelter Corporation : Women’s Program and Catherine’s Place
A short-term, 90-day housing and supportive services program for women in recovery. This program works to transition them from treatment into the community, or awaiting another level of care in their treatment program.

Location: Hartford, CT

Addiction & Recovery
Residential Treatment Options
Services For Women

Network Against Domestic Abuse Of North Central Connecticut, Inc.: The Network assists families and individuals who have experienced domestic and intimate partner violence. We educate to promote healthy relationships, and advocate for safer communities. The Network leads North Central Connecticut in preventing domestic abuse and fostering, healthy, violence-free relationships.

We operate a 15 bed confidential safe home in an undisclosed location for women and children who have been victims of domestic violence. We make all efforts to be sure you and your family feel safe and secure, and offer free counseling services to you and your children.

24-HOUR HOTLINE (860)763-4542

Location: Enfield, CT

Housing & Shelters
Warmline Phone & Test
Domestic Violence Services
Services For Women

Postpartum Support International- Connecticut Chapter (PSI-CT): is a chapter of Postpartum Support International. PSI-CT works to increase support and provide resources for women and their families during pregnancy and the postpartum period (also known as the perinatal period), to increase awareness of the mental health challenges related to childbearing and parenting, and to provide perinatal mental training for childbirth professionals.

Location: Statewide / See a current listing of support groups here.
Visit their online support group: https://www.facebook.com/psictchapter/

Services For Women
Online Support Groups
Self Help & Wellness
Support Groups & Meetings

Root Center for Advanced Recovery: provides a continuum of behavioral healthcare services to help individuals struggling with substance use disorders. Counselors work with each patient to develop an individualized recovery plan which is based on the unique strengths, needs, abilities and preferences of each person served. Recovery services include:

Addiction & Recovery
Mental Health Treatment
Young Adult
LGBTQ+ Friendly

Adolescent IOP – Infectious Disease Services – Intensive Outpatient Program – Individual, Group and Family Counseling – Pregnancy Program – Recovery Planning

Locations: Bristol, Hartford, Manchester, Middletown, New Britain, New London, Norwich, Torrington & Willimantic, CT

Root Center for Advanced Recovery – Pregnancy Program: Pregnant women have been treated with methadone for more than 25 years and neither methadone or other opiates have been shown to directly cause birth defects.

Services For Women

Any pregnant applicant is given priority admission and the initial methadone dose shall be the same as other patients served. Methadone dosing throughout pregnancy is the same as other patients served with close monitoring in the third trimester. The physician may meet with each pregnant patient once per trimester and postpartum. If a pregnant patient requests to withdraw from treatment (not recommended before 14 weeks or after 32 weeks), the clinic physician in coordination with the patient, OGBYN, will supervise the taper.

Counseling services include:

Medication Assisted Treatment – Infectious Disease Services – General Women’s Health Education
Domestic Violence & Sexual Abuse Prevention – Reproductive Health Issues

Locations: Bristol, Hartford, Manchester, Middletown, New Britain, New London, Norwich, Torrington & Willimantic, CT

Saint Vincent Depaul Society Of Bristol – Women with Children Transitional Center: The program is a ten-family (women with children) facility for homeless women and their children. The Women with Children Transitional Center is a safe environment where women and their children may live for up to two years as she prepares to build a healthy home for herself and her family. The Center has a caring staff that utilizes the community resources to help each family achieve their personal goals. The Center provides a non-violent drug and alcohol free environment where motivated women can rebuild their lives.

Location: Bristol, CT

Housing & Shelters
Services For Women

Shoreline Recovery – Women’s Sober Housing:  Our mission is to provide a safe family style living environment for those who are recovering from alcohol and drug addiction and to encourage those who want to change and improve the quality of their lives. Sober Living for Women on the CT Shoreline is a spacious home located within walking distance to the center of Branford, 12-Step meetings, library, restaurants, coffee shops and shopping. Off street parking is available and residents are permitted to have cars.

Location: Branford, CT

Services For Women
Addiction & Recovery
Residential Treatment Options

Smokefree.gov – SmokefreeWomen: A Web site that helps women quit smoking. Women face unique challenges when quitting smoking. This site addresses these challenges by providing information and tools that specifically address women’s experiences as they become smokefree.

Location: Statewide Access

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Services For Women

The Crisis Pregnancy Center: is a Christian Prolife Center that assists women to make life-affirming decisions by helping them to make plans to keep and parent their babies, or to make an adoption plan by providing them with compassionate and loving emotional, physical and spiritual support.

Location: Unionville, CT

Services For Women
Faith Based Recovery & Support
Warmline Phone & Test
Social Security Benefits Help
material needs
Health Care

Services we offer:

24 Hour Hot-Line 800-395-Help (800-395-4357) – Free Pregnancy Tests – Counseling and Support – Prenatal Guidance – Information on Community Resources and Government Assistance – Maternity Clothes – Medical Care – Ongoing Personal Counseling – Referral for Adoption – Baby Furnishing & Clothes – Postnatal Guidance – Support Groups – Planning Mother and Baby’s Future – Help for the Woman Who Has Had an Abortion

Turnbridge: The Turnbridge Women’s Program is a gender-responsive residential program that provides treatment for young women recovering from addiction, trauma, eating disorders, and other co-occurring mental health disorders. This comprehensive program addresses the unique ways in which addiction affects the physical, mental, and emotional health of young women.

Location: New Haven, CT

Mental Health Treatment
Addiction & Recovery
Residential Treatment Options
Services For Women

Women’s Advice group and Mental Health Support – Facebook Group: We offer a judgement free safe space for women worldwide, who need support or advice or just a safe space to talk, we are here to show you are not alone, and there is support and someone always there if you need it, we offer a range of things on the group,including anonymous posts,their is always lots of support from admins and members.

Location: Online

Online Support Groups
Services For Women

Women’s Center: has been a safe haven as the sole provider of services to victims of domestic and sexual violence in the Northern Fairfield and Southern Litchfield County areas.
Our free and confidential services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The Center’s key areas of focus include emergency shelter and support services, counseling and advocacy, crisis intervention, and community education, primary prevention and training.

Domestic Violence Hotline: (203) 731-5206
Sexual Assault Hotline: (203) 731-5204

Location: Danbury, CT

Domestic Violence Services
Housing & Shelters
Warmline Phone & Test
Services For Women
Advocacy & Stigma Busting

Women for Sobriety, Inc., is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women discover a happy New Life in recovery from Substance Use Disorders. Founded in 1975, the WFS New Life Program is based on thirteen Acceptance Statements which encourage emotional and spiritual growth. WFS has certified moderators and chat leaders leading mutual support groups online and in person, as well as phone volunteers available for one-on-one support. Any woman seeking an abstinent New Life is welcome to join WFS, and all expressions of female identity are welcome.

Location: Check site for meeting locations HERE.

Services For Women
Addiction & Recovery
Support Groups & Meetings
Online Support Groups
Warmline Phone & Test

Women with PTSD Support Group – Facebook Group: This is a closed group for women with PTSD/CPTSD, trauma, anxiety and or depression. No discrimination/harassment of any kind please.

Location: Online

Online Support Groups
Services For Women

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