Mission of the Month

Each month, as part of our broader program of Missions, Peace Dale Congregational Church supports a local non-profit organization or program focused on addressing needs within the local community.

Domestic Violence Resource Center of South County

November 2022

The Domestic Violence Resource Center (DVRC) of South County is a Trauma-Informed Agency whose main focus is to help victims of domestic violence break the cycle of abuse in their lives. Each department – Advocacy, Case Management, and Counseling – all provide resources, guidance, and support to help victims get to safety, become independent, and heal.

The DVRC is working to change the social norms that contribute to the continuance of violence. The goal is to help a victim break the cycle of violence and heal in order to have healthy relationships in the future.

All services at the DVRC of South County are free, confidential, and always handled by trained professionals.

DVRC provides a comprehensive range of services for victims of domestic violence and their children, including:

  • 24/7 Helpline

  • Drop-In Center

  • A confidential Safe Home, Transitional Housing and Permanent Supportive Housing units

  • Support Groups for women, men, teens, friends and family

  • One-on-One Counseling

  • Court Advocacy


All services are provided free of charge to clients regardless of their financial situation. Your gift allows DVRC to continue this life-saving work by directly assisting clients and their children who are experiencing domestic violence.


You can donate by sending a check to Peace Dale Congregational Church, 261 Columbia Street, Peace Dale, RI 02879 and writing Domestic Violence Resource Center in the memo section of your check, or by using electronic giving options as described on this website.