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Week Without Violence

YWCA Hartford Region recognizes the annual Week Without Violence program in October, in partnership with our YWCA sister organizations across the country and around the globe. Together, we are working to end violence against women and girls.

Throughout the week, we invite you to join us to share information and stories, advocate, and work together to end gender-based violence. 

Save the Date! 2023 Week Without Violence: A Movement Towards Violence-Free Communities

Everyone deserves to be safe and free from violence. Join us during our annual #WeekWithoutViolence, October 16-21, as we raise awareness on Gender Based Violence and advocate for safety in every space where it occurs.


You are not alone! If you are experiencing violence, or know someone who needs help, please visit these important resources for help.


Survivors of domestic violence or anyone looking for guidance on how to help someone else can visit this 24/7/365 resource and connect with an advocate via call, text, live chat, or email. CTSafeConnect serves the state’s 169 cities and towns.


Visit: ctsafeconnect.com
Email: safeconnect@ctcadv.org
Call or Text: (888) 774-2900 to live chat in your language

Interval House

Hartford Interval House (IH) is a dedicated and passionate group of staff, board members and volunteers who pride themselves on tirelessly working to end domestic violence.

Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence is Connecticut’s leading voice for victims of domestic violence and those agencies that serve them. A membership organization of Connecticut’s 18 domestic violence service agencies that provide critical support to victims including safety planning, emergency shelter, court advocacy, counseling and support groups, among other services.

Pro Choice Connecticut

For support, information and access to abortion services.

To learn more and view past Week without Violence events, please visit our archives: