Welcome to the Clarina Howard Nichols Center

Founded in 1981 and serving Lamoille County, the Clarina Howard Nichols Center works to end domestic and sexual violence, human trafficking, and stalking through advocacy, outreach and education, prevention, and social change.

We envision a safe and violence-free community where all individuals are empowered to thrive.

There is help. You are not alone. Call our free and confidential 24-hour hotline: (802) 888-5256.

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Join us!

Check out these incredible businesses that are raising funds for Clarina during the month of April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Food, movies, clothing, drinks — there is something for everyone!

Take Back the Night

On Tuesday, April 30 at 6pm, join us in marching through downtown Morrisville for our annual Take Back the Night in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

There are thousands of survivors of sexual assault in Vermont. They are your neighbors, family members, friends, co-workers and classmates.

Did you know…

  • Nationwide, 81% of women and 43% of men reported experiencing some form of sexual harassment and/or assault in their lifetime.
  • It’s estimated less than 25% of sexual assaults in the US are reported to police.

Recommended Reading

Want to learn more? Clarina staff offered thoughts on reading related to topics like trauma, relationships, sexual assault, growing up and more for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

We’re grateful for our local libraries who created book displays — head over to Morrisville Centennial Library, Lanpher Memorial Library in Hyde Park, and the Stowe Free Library to check out these books.

Homelessness Awareness Walk 2024

The Vermont Coalition to End Homelessness, of which Clarina is a member, held their annual Homelessness Awareness march and vigil on January 18.

Last year, 536 people experienced homelessness in Lamoille County — 169 children, 347 adults ages 18 to 64, and 20 adults over 65. Across the state, a total of 7,795 people were homeless in 2023. Read more about the event in the News & Citizen.

Vermont Pride Parade 2023

Clarina staff celebrated LGBTQ+ pride by marching in the Vermont Pride parade this summer alongside the Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence. The joy was contagious! #lovewins

Clarina joins VSU for consent week

Vermont State University hosted Consent Week in September and Clarina staff were happy to share resources with the Johnson campus. We chatted with students, discussed bystander intervention strategies, and had the best time hyping up consent!

Clarina’s services are available to all survivors, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

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Clarina Howard Nichols Center is a member organization of the Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

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