May 10, 2017

25th Annual Walk for HAWC Photos

Thank you to all who joined us for the 25th Walk for HAWC on Sunday, April 30, 2017. It was a great day and success, raising nearly $100,000 for HAWC’s domestic violence services! Check out these photos from the event.  

July 7, 2015

Be Prepared: Safety Planning can Save a Life

When people approach HAWC to learn more about our services, the number one priority is always safety. That’s why safety planning is one of the most effective tools our advocates teach our clients. Developing a safety plan involves coming up with creative ways for a survivor to protect him or herself if ever in fear because ...

August 15, 2014

Back to School

  The school supply checklist seems to get longer every year, and while buying school supplies is no big deal for some families, for others, the supply list tests their budget. HAWC has been addressing this critical need by supporting our families and creating a culture of academic success by collaborating with our local community for ...

May 27, 2014

Walk/Run 2014

HAWC’s 22nd Walk was May 4, 2014 and we are so grateful for all the people that came out to support! This year we had over a 1,000 staff, volunteers and walkers. The energy of the day was amazing. A True Family Affair DJ blasted tunes all day and was our MC. We had face ...

March 1, 2014

White Ribbon Campaign

As an anti-oppression agency that offers comprehensive services to survivors of domestic violence, HAWC is supporting the worldwide human rights movement of the White Ribbon Campaign. This campaign engages men to help end violence against women, men, LGBTQ and children. HAWC is partnering with Salem City Hall and the Salem No Place for Hate Committee ...

February 24, 2014

HAWC Training

The values and tactics of domestic violence are identical to oppression. Therefore we need to confront oppression in order to eliminate domestic violence.                     This week 6 volunteers and 3 staff completed HAWC’s 45 hour anti-oppression domestic violence training which teaches about our multicultural, diverse and inclusive services. This training aims to educate participants on societal oppression and ...

February 15, 2014

Stonewood Tavern Supports HAWC

Please join us on Tuesday, February 18 from 5-8 PM at the Stonewood Tavern, 139 Lynnfield St., Peabody. The Stonewood will donate 20% of the food sales to HAWC between the hours of 5-8. There will be a raffle to win a gift certificate as well. This is a great chance for community members to meet staff, ...

February 10, 2014


As an anti-oppression agency that offers comprehensive services to survivors of domestic violence, HAWC is supporting the global activist movement of V-Day. Violence is a global problem that affects men, women, LGBTQ and children. One out of fourteen men has been physically assaulted by an intimate partner.  1 in 4 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or ...

January 8, 2014

Holiday Giving Program 2013

2013 Holiday Program was met with huge success serving approximately 500 individuals. HAWC started receiving donations just after Thanksgiving some of the gifts included: sports equipment and apparel, educational toys/ games and arts & crafts, jewelry, cosmetics, clothing and winter jackets. We also received a number of gift cards empowering our parents to be able ...

December 3, 2013

Healthy Hound Doggie Daycare Supports HAWC

We are thrilled to share that Healthy Hound Doggie Daycare has started a promotion to support HAWC. They have committed to donate 20% of doggie services from now until 12/31/13. In addition their portrait program will donate 25% of the sitting fee from now until 12/31/13. Looking for some quality services for dog or really ...