Women’s Resource Center (WRC)
Women’s Resource Center is a private, non-profit agency that provides services for victims, survivors and witnesses of domestic violence and sexual violence. The Women’s Resource Center is committed to the elimination of personal, institutional, and cultural violence against women, children, and men regardless of their race, creed, age, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or disability. By developing strong community support and a professional program, Women’s Resource Center provides safety and quality emergency intervention, advocacy, prevention and educational services for victims and witnesses of domestic and/or sexual violence. Women’s Resource Center works for systemic changes and changes in public attitudes to assure and empower families with options for building lives free of violence.
Service area: Raleigh, Fayette, Summers, and Nicholas counties in southern West Virginia.
Works with: Survivors of sexual assault and their families.
Services for Survivors During Incarceration Include: Crisis intervention via the confidential 24-hour hotline, hospital advocacy/accompaniment during forensic examinations, information and referral.
Services for Survivors After Release Include: 24-hour hotline, crisis intervention; advocacy; counseling, support groups, legal, personal and systems advocacy, information and referrals.
Services for Loved Ones Include: 24-hour hotline, crisis intervention; advocacy; counseling, support groups, legal, personal and systems advocacy, information and referrals.
Additional Information: For survivors convicted of sex crimes, WRC will make alternative referrals for the provision of on-going services.