If you are in danger call 911.
Or reach the National Domestic Violence Hotline
at 1­-800-799-7233 or TTY 1­-800-787-3224.
review these safety tips.

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Only 11 days before the start of DVAM 2014...

Transforming Lives Gala

Join the Dwelling Place for their 14th Annual Transforming Lives Gala! The Dwelling Place is a Christian ministry providing safe shelter for women and children, Christ-centered programs, training in life skills, and community education. One of the ways the ministry is funded is through the Fall Gala. The Gala is an evening of gathering with the Dwelling Place Family to hear about the ministry, witness to those who've benefited, and to raise funds.

DCCADV Members Happy Hour

Join DCCADV and our incredible member programs to celebrate the amazing work of local advocates and volunteers. Register today: 

BalderDASH!--DASH’s Fall Happy Hour and Fundraiser

Join the District Alliance for Safe Housing (DASH) for their exciting annual happy hour event to raise financial support for their work benefiting survivors of domestic and sexual violence facing homelessness and raise awareness for DVAM. Purchase tickets: 

Power of the Purse Gala

Join My Sister’s Place as we commemorate Domestic Violence Awareness Month and celebrate the indomitable spirit of the women and children we serve with an evening featuring a silent auction of luxury handbags and accessories, wine and palate teasers from fine DC restaurants, a special raffle for a ladies' diamond Movado watch donated by Pulitzer-prize winning jazz composer Wynton Marsalis. Purchase Tickets at 

Fiesta for the Future

Please join Ayuda in celebrating a brighter future for the immigrant community in the DC metropolitan area. It will be an evening to celebrate the official launch of Ayuda’s 40th Anniversary campaign and spotlight their work on behalf of young immigrants who are striving to achieve the American Dream. Purchase your tickets at Designate your gift under "Program Designation" to "Fiesta for the Future 2012."


Come celebrate with SAFE! Join us for an evening of community appreciation and fun with an open bar, great door prizes and musical entertainment from The Mavins! Purchase your tickets at 

4th Annual Women's Power Lunch: Women Inspiring Women

A 'lunch' with guest speaker Pam Davis, CEO of Edward Hospital and presentation of the 2012 Powerful Woman Award to Kim Gramholm. Proceeds of this event benefit Mutual Ground.

Fourth Annual Angels Against Abuse 5K Walk

This is a family-friendly, 5K walk. Feel free to register your kids and bring your dog. Whether you register as an individual or a team; together we can all take a stand against domestic violence. Angels Against Abuse benefits both Groundwork Domestic Violence Program and Suzy's Caring Place Transitional Living Program.

Stop the Silence, Unmask the Violence

On behalf of survivors of domestic violence, A Safe Place will be hosting its 3rd Annual Unmask the Violence Gala, a casino night event full of food, fun, games, live and silent auctions, and much more focused on raising awareness and shedding the secrecy about the life altering affects domestic violence has on its victims.