OUR MISSION

Safeline works to end physical, emotional and sexual violence against women and children through direct service, education, advocacy and social change. 

 

 

OUR SERVICES

Safeline provides a 24/7 toll free number that offers support, safety planning, information and referrals as well as in person support and legal, economic and medical advocacy.

 

 

WHO WE SERVE

Safeline is an equal opportunity service provider and employer. While Safeline’s mission statement reflects that most domestic violence and sexual abuse is perpetrated against women and children, Safeline serves all victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking, including males, those who identify as transgender, and those whose gender identity is fluid.

 

 

SERVICE AREA

Safeline is located in central Vermont and serves domestic and sexual violence victims in Orange County and the northern Windsor towns of Sharon, Royalton, Bethel, Stockbridge and Rochester.

 

 

*If you are looking for services related to domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking and do not live in Safeline's service area, please visit our page about other Vermont resources.

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Break The Silence Fun Run, hosted by Miss New England High United States 2021, Taydence Hood

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About this Event

April 24th, 2021

Arrive by 10:30 a.m.

Meet at the Williamstown Fire Department

Hi, I am your Miss New England High United States 2021, Taydence Hood. April is sexual violence awareness month. To raise awareness I will be hosting the Break The Silence Fun Run in Williamstown, Vermont on April 24, 2021. Proceeds from this event will go to the Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence.

Registration fee includes a Break The Silence T-shirt if you register by April 4th, 2021 at 11:59pm. All in person attendees, please arrive by 10:30am so we can discuss the route and safety precautions related to Covid-19.

Covid-19 protocols will be followed. We ask that you please wear a mask and not attend if you are symptomatic. If you don't feel comfortable attending in person due to Covid-19, No worries you can still register and participate virtually.

If you participate Virtually, wear your shirt and share pictures on social media by tagging me @Missnewenglandhighus2021 on Instagram and @Missnewenglandhighu.s2021 on Facebook.

Also use the following hashtags:

#Breakthesilence, #missnewenglandhighunitedstates, #Nationalunitedstatespageant

Would you like to be entered into a drawing for a free cake made by me? Bring a bag with soda pop tops or a bag of cans to the event and you will be entered into a drawing for a homemade cake. Pop tops will be turned over to the Ronald McDonald House Charities by the National United States Scholarship Pageant for our National Community Service Project.

All questions can be sent to Missnewenglandhighu.s2021@gmail.com

 

 

 

Safeline, Inc.

Advocate Staff Position Opening

 

Safeline, Inc. is seeking a full-time Advocate to provide direct service advocacy for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking in Orange County and northern Windsor County.

 

Safeline is dedicated to ending physical, emotional and sexual violence against women and children through direct service, education, advocacy and social change.  The successful applicant will have an understanding of domestic and sexual violence, the unique needs of victims, and a passion to end violence.

 

Job Responsibilities: Provide direct support and advocacy services for survivors of physical, sexual and emotional violence and their children through crisis calls and in-person meetings. Provide court advocacy and assistance filling out protection orders. Support victims and families at the Orange County Special Investigations Unit. Community outreach to underserved populations to increase their accessibility and utilization of Safeline services. Manage data collections and grant reporting using Osnium (a database software for grant reporting). 

 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired is required.  Previous work in a crisis oriented environment preferred.  Awareness of various communities’ needs and oral and written communication skills necessary. Flexibility and willingness to take on responsibility and new tasks needed. The successful applicant must have the ability to remain calm under pressure and relate to a variety of people in a non-judgmental, confidential, and competent manner.  Computer skills required. Prior experience with data entry and grant reporting preferred.  Must possess excellent interpersonal skills. This position is included in a rotating hotline coverage schedule potentially with some weekend hours.  Travel to the sheriff’s office, court, hospital and meetings and trainings are necessary. Reliable transportation is required.

 

Competitive salary and benefits offered. This is a grant-funded position. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and résumé to Linda Ingold, Executive Director, Safeline, P.O. Box 368, Chelsea, VT 05038. 

 

Position will remain open until filled. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualification, merit, and business need.

Safeline is recruiting board members. The board of directors plays a crucial role in the governance and oversight of this vital nonprofit. Safeline serves domestic and sexual violence victims in Orange County and the northern Windsor towns of Sharon, Royalton, Bethel, Stockbridge and Rochester. Our board members live in these towns and share their expertise with Safeline's executive director during our monthly meeting.

 

If you're passionate about Safeline's mission to end physical, emotional and sexual violence against women and children through direct service, education, advocacy and social change, please consider applying to join the board.

 

Interested applicants can send a resume and brief statement of interest to Board@safelinevt.org

NEW! Zoom Teen Group

CALLING ALL VERMONT TEENS!

YOUTH 13-18

The Youth Advocacy Task Force invites YOU to a new virtual drop-in space for youth all across Vermont! We'll have themed conversations such as "how do you know when you're in a healthy relationship" and "lessons we can learn from kittens and trees," do art and activities, play games and connect. Join us, we want you here!

1st & 3rd WEDNESDAYS NIGHTS

5pm -6pm

Beginning June 23rd 2021

Email: sierra@umbrellanek.org for the link

LET'S CREATE A COMMUNITY THAT YOU WANT TO BE A PART OF!