1216 Railroad Street, Suite C, St Johnsbury, VT 05819 
(802) 748-1992 | Fax (802) 748-1405

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The Advocacy Program

1216 Railroad Street, Suite C, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819 | (802) 748-8645
95 East Main Street, Newport, VT 05855 | (802) 334-0148
advocate@umbrellanek.org

The Advocacy Program serves survivors and children of survivors who have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence, dating violence, and stalking. 
All Services are Free and Confidential  
 Safety Planning

  • Assistance filing for a protection order/relief from abuse order

  • Support during criminal  justice system procedures

  • Help with accessing public benefits, housing,  job training, etc.

 Emergency Housing

  • Advocates work with survivors to identify the best emergency housing resource for their situation.

  • Look beyond shelter to a transitional or permanent housing situation.

Ongoing Support & Prevention

  • Support groups to help heal from trauma and restore a sense of autonomy  and wellness.

  • System advocacy to ensure community responses  prioritize victim safety and offender accountability.

  • Prevention services to schools, youth-serving organizations and professional groups  to change attitudes and behaviors about gender norms and violence.
     

For resources and information on a variety of topics please visit our Resource page