Here's Our Community Impact: Women and Children's Horizons

women and children's horizons1 in 3 women and 1 in 9 men will be victimized in their lifetime. Kenosha County ranks as the second highest county in WI for victimization, making the work of Women and Children's Horizons (WCH) that much more critical to our community.

WCH is the Midwest's oldest, continuously operating crisis line and shelter for domestic violence and sexual assault victims and their children, offering full services for sheltered and non-sheltered clients.

In 2022, WCH supported 2,000+ victims and children with emergency shelter, transitional living, legal services, food, and therapy. They also provided outreach and training to schools, law enforcement, courts, and social service agencies regionally and nationally.

Through United Way's Community Investment grant program, we help support Women and Children's Horizons vital services, including legal advocacy and children's services. To learn more about our nonprofit partners, click here to read the 2023 funding announcement.