Gulf Coast Center For

Domestic Violence Awareness

"Because He Likes Me" Movie Premiere

The Center is very honored to be taking part in the premiere of the new movie, “Because He Likes Me,” tonight at the Knight Nonprofit Center. The movie came about through partnership with several local organizations committed to reducing violence against women and girls. It seeks to raise awareness of the often subliminal ways in […]

HOPE Walk May 17th

The Gulf Coast Women’s Center For Nonviolence will host a walk on Saturday, May 17th,  at 11am in Bay St. Louis.  The event, initiated by members of the Hancock County domestic abuse survivors support group, is entitled “HOPE (Hang On, Pain Ends)” and is meant to raise awareness and support for survivors of abuse. The […]

Assessing Your Danger Risk

Domestic violence can be deadly. How do you know if you, or someone you know, are in a relationship that could become fatal? Our Danger Assessment Form can help you measure the factors that are known to increase the risk of lethality in a domestic violence relationship. No one should feel trapped in a violent […]

The Faces of Human Trafficking

Human trafficking has many faces, but help is available. Contact our Center if you or someone you know is a victim of human trafficking who needs help. Learn more about trafficking at the Office for Victims of Crime.

Purple For Peace Thursdays

In observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we’re asking folks all along the Coast to wear “purple for peace” every Thursday in October.  Take a photo of your office staff, club, group, yourself, or even your pet(!) dressed in purple and send it to us on our Facebook page, and we’ll give you a shout-out […]

2012 Mississippi Human Trafficking Conference

Join us June 20 – 22, 2012 at the beautiful Treasure Bay Casino & Hotel to hear some of the foremost voices in the field of human trafficking share their experiences. This conference will present introductory level training specifically targeted to: • Law enforcement / criminal justice / court personnel • Social workers / advocates […]

Fight Domestic Violence

The purple ribbon is a symbol of domestic violence awareness and prevention. What you can do: •  Donate time, money, resources or special skills to a local domestic violence shelter. •  Raise awareness in your own profession, organization, family and friendship circles. •  Educate yourself about the warning signs of domestic violence. •  Be there for a friend who […]

Saving Animals and Families Everyday

A great way to show your support!

Just drop off your donated items to the Humane Society of South Mississippi in either of its thrift store locations (Gulfport or Ocean Springs) and let them know you're donating on behalf of the Women's Center. They will then provide us with vouchers our clients can then use to purchase clothing or household items for their family!

Upcoming Events


Rock the Cause 5K

Pascagoula Beach Park


Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

Biloxi Lighthouse Pier


Vagina Monologues

Mary C. O'Keefe Center


Elder Abuse Training


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