Willow Center

The community and culture we live in and serve have evolved. We are proud to announce that our agency will now officially be known as Willow Domestic Violence Center to better reflect our mission in today’s world.

We believe that everyone has the right to be safe and recognize that domestic violence is not just physical.

Why Willow?

The willow tree is sheltering and a beacon of hope. A willow can grow from a single, broken branch and it will prevail with grace under all kinds of pressure. Its branches can be woven together to create something entirely new and incredibly durable. For us, a willow represents a vast, underlying strength that comes from within and radiates out.

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See How We Help

With our 24/7 crisis & support Hotline, 40 bed emergency shelter, counseling services, court accompaniment, and prevention programming, Willow provides safety and healing for survivors in the Greater Rochester community.

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Learn About Domestic Violence

No one chooses to be in an abusive relationship. Dating and domestic violence is an escalating pattern of behaviors to maintain power and control over another person. It is not just physical, but can take many forms.

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Get Involved

Stand with Willow to prevent domestic violence and support survivors of abuse. Together we can make a difference. By collecting towels or hosting house parties or sponsoring a safe night in shelter for a survivor, you will make a difference.

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