Save The Date: June 22, 2013 - 5th Annual Walk to De-FEET Domestic Violence 2013.
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About The BW STOP
The Battered Women’s Safe Territory - an Opportunity to Progress (BW STOP) is a 501(c)(3) not-for profit organization committed to providing temporary residential housing in a safe and clean environment for victims of domestic violence and their families. At BW STOP, we can assist persons of domestic violence and their families get their lives back on track through a continuum of care and resources that fosters self-reliance, personal and professional growth, and economic and social independence.
Where do we offer services?
The Battered Women’s Safe Territory was established in the state of New York and primarily services the (1) New York City Metropolitan area, with special focus on the Bronx County community, and (2) the State of Connecticut. BW STOP has been serving the communitites of the Bronx and Waterbury, CT community since its inception in 2004.
Why is our mission needed?
Domestic violence directly or indirectly impacts other areas of the community ranging from increased law enforcement costs, high truancy rates in the educational systems, unnecessary homelessness, and increased tax dollars. All of these and other contributing factors underscore the need for creative ways to address this challenge of domestic violence and is of paramount importance.
Want to help support our mission?
There are many ways you can support BW STOP’s efforts:
For more information, please contact us.