COVID-19 Resources

The Vermont Network As things are rapidly changing in response to the COVID-19 virus, we want to assure you that our staff are still working to support survivors and member programs each day. What can you expect? Member organizations of the Vermont Network during the COVID-19 crisis:The 15 member organizations of the Vermont Network are committed to providing the best … Read More

IN THE NEWS: 03-24-20 Joint Press Release on COVID-19 Response for Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

STATE OF VERMONT DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY Advocates, law enforcement stand ready to help survivors of domestic and sexual violence despite global pandemic Self-isolation does not mean that you are alone: Resources continue to be available to all who need them WATERBURY, Vt. (March 24, 2020) — The Vermont State Police, Vermont Attorney General’s Office and the Vermont Network Against … Read More

IN THE NEWS: VT Digger Op-Ed on Domestic Violence bill H. 610

In a recent Op-Ed in VTDigger, Karen Tronsgard-Scott, Executive Director, highlighted the risk of lethality when firearms are present in a domestic violence situation, especially at the time of filing for a relief from abuse order.  Read the full commentary here!

Vermont Network Statement on Allegations of Sexual Abuse and Misconduct at Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility

December 6th, 2019 Media Contact: Karen Tronsgard-Scott, Executive Director karents@vtnetwork.org Earlier this week, Seven Days published a deeply disturbing report about allegations of sexual abuse and misconduct at Vermont’s only women’s correctional facility, the Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility. The Vermont Network has operated a program inside Vermont’s Women’s Prison for decades which works with and supports victims of domestic and … Read More