|Über uns||Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency|
|Mission||AWARE's mission is to resolve the causes and effects of domestic violence and sexual assault in the Hardwick area in such a way that people of all ages are empowered to act towards themselves and others with awareness, understanding, compassion, and personal responsibility|
AWARE’s youth services and adult programs provide numerous resources that assist victims/survivors in processing the effects of experiencing violence, whether it is verbal, physical, or sexual in nature. AWARE has strong connections with the community such as schools, mental health organizations, law enforcement, and other groups.
Major funding for AWARE (66% of its budget) is provided by grants from the State of Vermont and the federal government. Other sources include local fundraising (17%), private foundations, and private donations. AWARE is also a member of Green Mountain United Way.