If you are in need of emergency assistance due to a domestic violence situation…

Who are we…

Ohio Women Against Domestic Violence is a 501c3 Non profit organization formed in The City of Columbus October 2, 2022 to bring awareness to domestic violence year around and to provide supportive services to victims and survivors of Domestic Violence, Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Assault or Stalking.

*Monthly PEER LED Workshops, Therapeutic Member Outings, Community Volunteer Opportunities, Support-Line Engagement, Empowerment Skills Training & Personal Development*

Our Mission

To Encourage Victims to Speak Up and Empower Survivors to Speak Out

We are pleased to launch Purple Ribbons and Butterflies Program. Providing workshops and support to families who have experienced Domestic Violence, Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Assault or Stalking.

Our 2023 Funding Goals Were Met!

✔️Establish a local helpline that will provide resources, support and referrals to  victims of domestic violence  

✔️Launch Purple Ribbons and Butterflies Program for Teens and Parents in the 43205, 43203, 43209 Zip Codes

~2024 Organization Goals~

○Launch Purple Wings Housing Assistance Program for Women and Children who are homeless as a result of Domestic Violence (Chronically or Currently sheltered)

○Establish Transitional Housing Program for Women and Children needing Housing Assistance due to Domestic Violence

○Increase Housing Stability

○Implementation of Developer, Owner and Management VAWA Housing Training

Our Community Partnerships

ADAMH, Franklin County Domestic Courts, CARESOURCE, City of Columbus Police, City of Columbus Mayor Office of Inclusion and Diversity, Franklin County Prosecutors, Columbus City Council, Congress Woman Joyce Beatty,  Columbus Attorney Zach Klien, CareSource, SARNCO/Ohio Health, The She Spot Ohio, First Financial Bank, SRW Real Estate Group, William H. Adams Foundation, Nationwide Children's Hospital Center for Family Safety and Healing, Columbus CareCoalition, OSU Star Trauma and Advocacy, Good Day Columbus/Fox 28, ABC 6 News, NAMI, Trder Joe's, Can’t Believe it’s Vegan, Meijer.

Meet our Founder Diana Williams

Click her photo and have a listen to her podcast Interview with My Columbus Neighborhoods…

“Neighbor Table Talks”                                                    


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