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Resources for Victims of Crime

Parallel Justice Advocates

Burlington Community Justice Center
Lauren Monaco Eddings
Brigid Blazek
200 Church Street Burlington, VT 05401
802-503-2997 (Lauren direct)
802-540-2122 (Brigid direct)
802-865-7117 (fax)

Burlington Police Dept.
Anthony Jackson-Miller
1 North Ave. Burlington, VT 05401
802-540-2394 (Anthony direct)
802-865-7579 (fax)

Franklin Grand Isle Restorative Justice Center
Brianna Weaver
120 N. Main St.
St. Albans, VT 05478

Statewide Advocates

Attorney General’s Office
109 State St.
Montpelier, VT 05609
802-828-3171 TEL
802-828-2154 FAX

U.S. Attorney’s Office
Aimee Stearns
PO Box 570
Burlington, VT 05402-0570
802-651-8261 (Aimee direct)
802-951-6540 (FAX)

Vermont State Police, Criminal Division
Kate Brayton, LICSW
Amy Farr, MSW
45 State Drive
Waterbury VT 05671
802-241-5601 TEL
802-241-5551 FAX

Special Investigative Unit Victim Advocates

Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations
Elizabeth Dziobek
50 Cherry Street, Suite 102
Burlington, VT 05401
802-652-6800 TEL
802-652-4167 FAX

Northwest Unit for Special Investigations
Kelly Woodward
5 Lemnah Drive
St. Albans, VT 05478
1-802-582-4658 TEL
802-524-7989 FAX

Windham County Domestic Violence Unit
Kati Sell-Knapp
PO Box 785
Brattleboro, VT 05302
802-257-2860 TEL
802-257-2864 FAX

Vermont Center for Crime Victims Services

provides compassionate, victim-centered services to victims of crime. CCVS collaborates with partners across the state to develop and support new programs.

58 South Main Street, Suite 1
Waterbury, VT 05676
802-241-1250 TEL

Center for Crime Victim Services Programs

Victims Compensation Program
provides limited financial assistance to victims of crime. The financial loss has to be the direct result of the crime, and is not reimbursable through other sources, such as insurance.
Toll-Free 800-750-1213 (Vermont only)
Phone: (800) 241-1250
TTY (802) 241-1258
(800) 845-4878 (Vermont Only)
Fax (802) 241-4337

Sexual Assault Program
offers victims-trained Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners at hospitals in Vermont, testing, treatment, support services, HIV infection prevention and a limited amount of counseling.
58 S. Main St., Suite 1
Waterbury, VT 05676-1599
Phone: (802) 241-1250 Ext. 104
Toll-Free: 800-750-1213 (Vermont Only)

The Vermont Restitution Unit
enforces and collects court-ordered restitution and directs the offender payments to victims.
Toll-Free: 800-584-3485 (Vermont only)
Phone: (802) 241-4688
Fax: 802-241-3873

Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

A federally recognized domestic and sexual violence coalition in Vermont which is made up of 15 independent non-profit organizations that provide advocacy and support to survivors of domestic and sexual assault violence across Vermont.
PO Box 405 Montpelier, VT 05601
Phone: (802) 223-1302
Fax: (802) 223-6943

Vermont Network Member Organizations
*Organizations with a shelter

a nonprofit that works to serve people across the gender spectrum who experience sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking and provides services for folks throughout Addison County and the town of Rochester.
PO Box 67, Middlebury, VT 05753
Hotline 802-388-4205
Phone 802-388-9180
Fax 802-388-3438

has a mission to cultivate a Northeast Kingdom where all people thrive free from abuse and oppression.
1216 Railroad Street, Suite C St. Johnsbury, VT 05819
Hotline 802-748-8645
Phone 802-748-1992
Fax 802-748-1405

Project Against Violent Encounters (PAVE)*
located in Bennington, PAVE offers services such as immediate assistance, referrals, and information, as well as emotional support. PAVE advocates also accompany victims of domestic or sexual violence to the hospital or police station, give support in court to explain procedures and provide referrals to social service agencies where welfare benefits, food stamps, assistance with employment and housing and childcare can be found, to legal assistance, and/or to mental health counselors.
PO Box 227 Bennington, VT 05201
Hotline 802-442-2111
Toll Free 800-228-7395
Phone 802-442-2370

a non-profit organization dedicated to resolving the causes and effects of domestic violence and sexual assault in the greater Hardwick area.
PO Box 307 Hardwick, VT 05843
Toll Free 800-228-7395
Phone 802-472-6463
Fax 802-472-3504

H.O.P.E. Works
provides crisis counseling and advocacy for those whose lives have been affected by sexual violence in Chittenden County. HOPE Works is dedicated to ending all forms of sexual violence through Healing, Outreach, Prevention, and Empowerment.
PO Box 92 Burlington, VT 05402
Hotline 802.863.1236
Phone 802-864-0555
Fax 802-863-8449

Voices Against Violence*
provides services to survivors of domestic & sexual violence in Franklin and Grand Isle Counties. At Voices, we use a survivor-centered approach; this means we support survivors to make the decisions they feel are best.
PO Box 72, St. Albans, VT 05478
Hotline 802-524-6575
Phone 802-524-8538

Clarina Howard Nichols Center*
works to end domestic and sexual violence in Lamoille County, Vermont. Clarina provides advocacy programs, emergency shelter, support, and direct services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence, as well as community outreach programs to affect social change.
PO Box 517, Morrisville, VT 05661
Hotline 802-888-5256
Phone 802-888-2584
Fax 802-888-2570

located in central Vermont and serves domestic and sexual violence victims in Orange County and the northern Windsor towns of Sharon, Royalton, Bethel, Stockbridge, and Rochester. Safeline works to end physical, emotional, and sexual violence against women and children through direct service, education, advocacy, and social change.
PO Box 368, Chelsea, VT 05038
Hotline 1-800-639-7233
Phone 802-685-7900

serves anyone experiencing intimate partner violence in the Washington County area. Staff and trained volunteer advocates maintain a 24-hour toll-free hotline to offer support, intervention, and information for victims of domestic violence.
PO Box 652, Barre, VT 05641
Phone 1-877-543-9498
Fax 802-476-4746

Women’s Freedom Center*
is the local domestic and sexual violence organization serving both Windham and Southern Windsor Counties in Vermont.
PO Box 933, Brattleboro, VT 05302
Hotline 802-254-6954 (Windham County)
802-885-2050 (S. Windsor County)
SMS 802-200-2770
Fax 802-257-1683

leads the Upper Valley to end gender-based violence through survivor-centered advocacy, prevention, education and mobilization for social change.
38 Bank Street, Lebanon, NH 03766
Hotline 866-348-9473
SMS 603-836-9472
Phone 603-448-5922
Fax 603-448-2799

SafeSpace LGBTQ+ Community
provides free and confidential emotional support, advocacy, and resources for LGBTQ+ survivors of violence and discrimination. Through direct service advocacy, education, and community support, we provide comprehensive services to support LGBTQ+ survivors of hate, bias, harassment, discrimination, abuse, intimate partner violence, stalking, trafficking, sexual assault, and other systemic and community harms.
Champlain Mill, 20 Winooski Falls Way, Winooski, VT 05404
Hotline 802-863-0003

Steps to End Domestic Violence*
assists in the transition to a safe, independent life for all those who have been affected physically, sexually, emotionally, or economically by domestic abuse and promotes a culture that fosters justice, equity, and safety.
PO Box 1535, Burlington, VT 05402
Hotline 802-658-1996
Phone 802-658-3131

Mosaic VT*
is Washington County’s sexual violence prevention and response agency. Mosaic Vermont’s mission is to heal communities and end sexual violence. We envision a world with resilient communities, free of sexual/gender-based violence, where all people are supported in healing from harm.
4 Cottage Street Barre, VT 05641
Hotline 802-479-5577
Phone 802-476-1388
Fax 802-476-1381

Hotlines for Victims of Crime

Report Child Abuse – DCF Child Protection Line
Toll Free 1-800-649-5285

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Toll Free 1-800-799-7233
SMS Text START to 88788

Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline
Toll Free 1-800-228-7395

National Sexual Assault Hotline
Toll Free 1-800-656-4673

Statewide Sexual Violence Hotline
Toll Free 1-800-489-7273

Vermont Parents’ Helpline
a resource dedicated to parents, professionals, and community members for parenting support, resources and referrals.
Toll Free 1-800-244-5373

Teen Dating Abuse Helpline (NTDAH)
24-hour national web-based and telephone helpline created to help teens (ages 13-18) experiencing dating abuse.
Toll Free 1-866-331-9474

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