Sisters Overcoming Abusive Relationships (SOAR)

Learn more about SOAR

Contact SOAR

You may also contact the SOAR Coordinator with inquiries and for more information:

Claire Day DeHaven
SOAR Coordinator
Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence

About SOAR

Sisters Overcoming Abusive Relationships (SOAR) is a nationally recognized task force of the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence made up of survivors of domestic violence. Formed in 1989, SOAR is the only group in Rhode Island specifically working on systems change that consists entirely of survivors, and is a leader among similar groups in the nation.

SOAR’s mission is to promote, advocate for, and work towards the elimination of domestic violence and to embody and give visibility to the voices of abused women.

Media Guidelines

SOAR members help raise awareness and educate the public about domestic violence by bravely sharing their stories of surviving abuse. For more information about SOAR’s media advocacy, visit

For interview requests, please contact Alicia Mickelson, director of communications, at or 401-467-9940.

Helpline Available 24/7

The confidential statewide Helpline can be reached by calling 1-800-494-8100 or using the online chat here. The Helpline is for all victims of violent crime, including domestic and dating abuse, and those looking for more information to help a victim of violence.

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