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About Us 2017-07-31T09:05:11+00:00

Who We Are

Located in Radford, VA, the Women’s Resource Center is a non-profit, human service organization, providing programs and services to adult and child victims of sexual and domestic violence. Since 1977, we’ve been providing hope and help to those who need it in the New River Valley. Our center, the oldest in Virginia, has been and will continue to be the cornerstone of courage and inspiration for thousands of people in our community.

Our Inclusivity Proclamation

The Women’s Resource Center of the New River Valley, Inc. proclaims and practices inclusivity to the people we serve, collaborators in the community and selection of its board and staff regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, military status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, or sexual orientation.

Our Mission

The mission of the Women’s Resource Center of the New River Valley is to implement individual and social change for a violence-free community in the New River Valley region of Virginia, by providing programs and services to adults and children who have experienced sexual or domestic violence, and by providing education, training, and prevention programming to the public and to allied professionals.

Our Vision

The Women’s Resource Center of the New River Valley envision a community free of sexual and domestic violence.

Our Guiding Principles

We Believe That Every Individual Has the Right to:

Safety – Every person has the right to feel safe and be safe.

Dignity & Respect – Every person has the right to be treated with dignity and respect.

Empowerment – Every person has the right to be supported in developing to her or his fullest potential.

Access – Every person who has been victimized by sexual or domestic violence has the right to timely, free, and culturally appropriate services.

As an Organization, We Value:

Collaboration – Working together enhances the community’s ability to eliminate sexual and domestic violence.

Responsiveness – Services should be delivered in accordance with needs of the community.

Accountability – All programs should produce desirable outcomes and reflect an efficient use of resources.

Freedom from Violence – Violence-free relationships lead to a violence-free society. We believe that attitudes and behaviors can be changed.