Committee to Aid Abused Women (CAAW)

General Information
Description of AgencyProvides temporary shelter, transitional housing, protection orders, and support services to victims of domestic violence who are escaping from abusive relationships. Support groups are available as well as 24-hour crisis counseling. Victims who are seeking shelter must be at the office by 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
MissionRebuilding safe and hopeful lives for victims of family violence.
HistoryThe Committee to Aid Abused Women (CAAW), An Organization for Families, was founded in Reno, Nevada in 1977.
LocationWashoe County
Agency TypeNon Profit
Client Information
Intended ParticipantsVictims of domestic violence.
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
Hours of OperationMon. - Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Contact Information
Contact's NameKelly Corrigan
Contact's Phone775-329-4150
Physical Site Address 11735 Vassar Street
Physical Site City, State, ZipReno, NV 89502
Main Phone775-329-4150
Hotline Phone775-329-4150 24 hours/7 days a week.
TDD Phone775-329-4150
Director Information
Director's NameDenise Yoxsimer
Director's PositionExecutive Director
Additional Information
Partner Agency of United Way of No. NV/SierraX
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: Committee to Aid Abused Women (CAAW)
Affiliated Programs: Committee to Aid Abused Women (CAAW)
Community Education and Outreach Program
Domestic Violence Advocate at Child Protective Services
Emergency Shelter
Support Groups
Temporary Protection Order Office
Transitional Housing
Affiliated Services: Community Education and Outreach
Domestic Violence Support Groups
Emergency Shelter for Domestic Abuse Victims
Free weekly confidential support group for victims of intimate partner violence
Holiday Services
Temporary Protection Order (TPO) Office - Victim Services
Transitional Housing for Victims of Domestic Violence/Abuse
Victim Services/Assistance