Domestic Violence Vigil

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Date(s) - 10/24/2017
1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

First Unitarian Church

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Contact: Amy King, Executive Assistant
The Women’s Center, 405 County Street, NB
Tel: 508-996-3343, x25 or 508-494-3553 (cell)

Pamela MacLeod-Lima, Executive Director
Tel: 508-996-3343, Ext. 31


Candlelight Vigil on October 24

NEW BEDFORD, MA – October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It is an opportunity for
all of us to join the conversation and show that we care about victims of domestic violence. We
are the voice for the domestic violence homicide victims who can no longer speak for
themselves, and our voices can break the silence for victims currently experiencing domestic or
sexual violence.

The Candlelight Vigil is Tuesday, October 24 at 6:00pm. The public is invited to gather on the
steps of New Bedford Ci Clothesline Project.

These events increase awareness for the problem of domestic and sexual violence and lets
victims know that they are not alone. The Women’s Center is the domestic and sexual violence
agency for 13 cities and towns in the Southcoast area, helping thousands of victims each year
regain control over their life, become survivors and find a pathway to a life free from violence.

For over 42 years, The Women’s Center has provided comprehensive services to victims and a

For more information about the event or programs at The Women’s Center call 508-996-3343,
visit or “contact us” on the website. If you need help or know
someone who does, call the 24-hour HOTLINE at 508-999-6636