LGBTQ+ Survivor Support-LINE:

802-863-0003

 

PCVT’s SafeSpace Anti-Violence Program’s mission is to end violence and discrimination in the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected (LGBTQ+) people in Vermont.

Advocates are available Monday-Thursday 10am-6pm &

Friday 10am-2pm

PCVT closures may apply (e.g., holiday, weather, etc.) 

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Direct Service

SafeSpace advocates provide free and confidential emotional support, advocacy, and resources for LGBTQ+ survivors of violence and discrimination. 

Support and Relationship Skills Groups offered periodically.

Contact Us: 802-863-0003 (866-869-7341 toll-free) or safespace@pridecentervt.org 

Please Note: electronic communication may pose risks to confidentiality. 

sYSTEMS aDVOCACY

SafeSpace strives to be present in statewide and national conversations having systemic implications for LGBTQ+ survivors in Vermont. 

Committee participation is prioritized based on advocate availability and capacity. If you know of a statewide or national opportunity for supporting LGBTQ+ survivors that you feel we should be a part of, please email safespace@pridecentervt.org.

 

Trainings and Outreach

We provide informational programs for the purpose of educating people about language, inclusivity, and interrupting bias in a variety of settings impacting survivors. 

To submit a workshop or training request, please complete this form.

Our standard LGBTQ+ inclusivity training has been offered to over 1100 Vermont service providers in 2019 alone, and received an average review of 4.9/5.0 based on a likelihood to recommend.

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