Our Mission:

To eliminate domestic violence by promoting the social, economic, and political self-determination of women and all survivors of violence and oppression.


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You women are a precious gift to me. Your faces are like a mirror reflecting myself, saying ‘I believe in you. You can make it. You do not deserve to live in fear and violence.’
— AWS Former Resident
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31st Annual Gala: Persisting With Compassion

Saturday, September 7, 2019
St. Mary’s Cathedral
1111 Gough St, San Francisco

Online ticket sales have closed. But tickets will be available on-site on September 7th at the event venue. See you there!


Applications are open! Become an AWS Volunteer and/or Language Advocate

Do you want to build skills and confidence to support survivors of violence at AWS and in your own communities? Applications for AWS’s Fall 2019 Domestic Violence Counselor Training are now open! Click here to learn more and access the application form!



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Volunteer opportunities

Our volunteers and language advocates are vital to supporting our services. Learn more about our training programs.


There are many ways you can give, from in-kind donations to corporate matching to hosting a fundraiser. Explore how you can support AWS.