LGBTQ+ Survivor Support Line: 802-863-0003

PCVT’s SafeSpace Anti-Violence Program works to transform harm

with and for LGBTQ+ Vermonters.

Through direct service advocacy, education, and community support, we provide comprehensive services to support LGBTQ+ survivors of hate, bias, harassment, discrimination, abuse, intimate partner violence, stalking, trafficking, sexual assault, and other systemic and community harms. 

If you or someone you know has experienced violence, threats, or intimidation, we can work with you to address your safety and          provide the support you need.

Advocates are available

Monday-Thursday 10am-6pm, Friday 10am-2pm

PCVT closures apply  

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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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