Women Helping Women is accepting applications for new volunteers! Each volunteer must fill out an application, complete an interview, pass a background check, and complete training.
WHW Volunteers do the following: Survivor Support Services: * These roles require 40 hour training for accepted volunteers.
Respond to hospitals 24-hours a day to support survivors
Answer text/chat conversations through our online system *This is currently our only virtual opportunity
Attend court hearings with survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking
We ask that each volunteer who completes training commit to at least ONE YEAR of volunteering. Some opportunities require being on call over night, others require being available during regular business hours, and others require weekend volunteering. If you have specific questions about which opportunity you are interested in, please ask!
If you are interested in volunteering at WHW, choose the "I want to help!"/"Sign Up" link above and we will be in touch with you about next steps.
215 E. Ninth St, 7th Floor, Cincinnati, OH 45202, US
Women Helping Women empowers survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking by providing advocacy, support and options for safety and educates the community to create social change.
Founded in 1973, Women Helping Women provides crisis intervention and support services for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking in Hamilton County and survivors of sexual assault in Butler County. The agency also takes a leading role in building awareness in the community to prevent these crimes. We are dedicated to serving women and men of all backgrounds, sexual orientations and abilities.
Survivor services include a 24 hour crisis hotline, one on one crisis intervention, court advocacy, assistance with filing protection orders, support groups, and hospital accompaniment.
Women Helping Women also provides community presentations, professional education, and has a teen dating/sexual violence prevention program in many schools in the area.
Women Helping Women is funded in part the United Way of Greater Cincinnati, Butler County United Way, United Way of Oxford, Ohio and Vicinity, and other sources of private and public support.