What We DO

Supporting Survivors Since 1986

The Vermont Network is Vermont’s leading voice on domestic and sexual violence. The Network is a statewide non-profit 501c3 membership organization and was founded in 1986.

Our members are 15 independent, non-profit organizations that provide domestic and sexual violence advocacy to survivors of violence in Vermont.

Our Mission

How We Do It

Our Core Work

We empower changemakers with training and leadership development, connect communities by supporting organizations and local approaches, elevate voices through public policy advocacy, and provide services to marginalized survivors.

We Grow Changemakers

We offer training and leadership development programs to provides training to hundreds of advocates each year. We offer leadership development and mentoring for advocates, convene a biannual statewide conference, and bring activists across disciplines together to make change.

We connect communities

We support direct services organizations to align, respond, and take action. We strengthen the organizational health of our Member Organizations and connect national innovators to local approaches.

We elevate voices

We engage in public policy advocacy and organizing to change the conversation about domestic and sexual violence in Vermont. We lobby for survivor-centered laws. We engage survivors and activists in advocating for change and activate networks of individuals to take action.

We support the margins

We provide grow statewide direct services programs to serve marginalized survivors such as incarcerated survivors, victims who are deaf or hard of hearing, and victims who seek medical care related to assault.

2023 Snapshot

Statewide Impact

In total, member organizations helped 8,494 people.








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