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.
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Attend a peer support group where survivors are invited to explore their feelings, receive and offer support.
We offer both on-going individual therapy and family therapy for survivors with their children. Therapy services are offered in English and Spanish.
We provide a 24-hour support line for counseling, safety planning, and referrals for needed resources.
24-Hour Support Line
We provide a 24-hour support line for counseling, safety planning, and referrals for needed resources. Learn more >>
We offer both on-going individual therapy and family therapy for survivors with their children. Therapy services are offered in English and Spanish. Learn more >>
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. Learn more >>
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. Learn more >>
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.
"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."
"Their work is tireless and their competence is at the highest level. The executive director has an extensive background in domestic violence, which really shows in her leadership."
"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. 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."
"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."
"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."
"W.O.M.A.N., Inc. has served the community for 30 years. Amazing how they have helped shift the awareness of the community in their services and outreach. Keep going!"
"W.O.M.A.N., Inc. is a key partner in preventing and ending violence against women."
"If you have an interest in domestic violence, need support, advice and help or even someone just to speak with--you could not have a better friend than W.O.M.A.N., Inc."
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