A task Force of the RICADV

SOAR (Sisters Overcoming Abusive Relationships)

Sisters Overcoming Abusive Relationships (SOAR) is a grassroots task force of the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Established in 1989, SOAR is made up of domestic violence survivors who are dedicated to using their voices and experiences to end domestic violence.

Learn about SOAR

Our Mission

The mission of SOAR is to promote, advocate, and work towards the elimination of domestic violence and to embody and give visibility to the voices of abused women.

We Solve Real Problems

what we Do

Real women.

SOAR members are survivors and members of our communities.

Real stories.

SOAR members use their voices for change.

Breaking the silence.

SOAR members raise awareness to end domestic violence.

Get Help

While SOAR is not a support group and does not provide services to those experiencing abuse, there are many organizations in RI that do. Click here for information about help and resources.

Get Involved

We each have a part to play in building safe, healthy communities. Want to help end domestic violence in Rhode Island? Click here for ways to get involved with SOAR.

We need your voice

Interested in becoming a member of SOAR?

Here for you


Rhode Island 24 Hour Helpline: 1-800-494-8100

Call the hotline for help accessing emergency shelter, support groups, counseling, crime victim compensation, and assistance with the legal system

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233; www.thehotline.org

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline: 1-866-331-9474; www.loveisrespect.org

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