Advocating for Victims of
Domestic and Sexual Violence
The mission of Women and Children’s Horizons is to provide support, shelter, education, training and healing services to victims of sexual and domestic abuse, their families and the community.
Thanks to everyone who attended our Unmasked Mardi Gras Ball. We had an amazing night with vibrant costumes, lively music, and unforgettable memories. Your support and presence made this event a remarkable success, and we are grateful for your continued support in our mission to empower and uplift women and children in Kenosha. Together, we can create a brighter future for all. Stay tuned for...
Join us for a night of revelry and excitement at the Vault At Historic 625 in Kenosha, WI, USA. Get ready to let loose and celebrate Mardi Gras like never before! This in-person event promises an unforgettable experience filled with incredible auction items, music, dancing, and delicious food. Put on your most extravagant mask and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of this lively...
Jennifer Paine (Former Executive Director) and Kirsten Sova (Rapid Rehousing Coordinator) Featured on “Just One More Thing” Podcast
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, so I sat down with Jennifer Paine (Former Executive Director) and Kirsten Sova (Rapid Rehousing Coordinator) of Women & Children's Horizons (WCH). WCH’s mission is to provide support, shelter, advocacy, education, training, and healing services to victims of sexual and...
Join us for an unforgettable event at the annual luncheon hosted by Women and Children’s Horizons. This special occasion is a celebration of our community partners, volunteers, and dedicated staff who tirelessly advocate for victims of domestic and sexual violence. Discover more about our agency and the impactful...
Community update from Women and Children’s Horizons in Kenosha: What to teach your graduates about consent before moving on campus
Congratulations! Your student graduated! Before you know it, you’ll be moving your student to campus with twin XL sheets, shower caddies, and mini-fridges in tow. There are many important conversations to have with your student this summer – and consent needs to be one of them. Sexual assault is prevalent right...
The Kenosha Community Foundation awarded grants totaling $56,600 to 18 nonprofit organizations conducting programming in Kenosha County. The awards ranged between $1,000-$4,500 and derive from an investment pool reserved for unrestricted grantmaking. Successful proposals reflected responsive educational, arts and...
But what were you wearing? This question, and many like it, haunt us every April. Did you say NO? What did you do to lead her on? Why were you out so late at night? Why didn’t you take a friend to that blind date? Why did you let him buy you a drink? And so on. They shift blame for an assault on what the survivor did,...
Nifty Thrifty Donations Accepted Tuesday thru Saturday @ 10 am
March and October – all month, WCH exhibit at Kenosha History Center
Circle of Change–every Tuesday and Thursday 5:30pm-7 pm, every Friday 9 am to 10:30 am
DV Support Group Kenosha – alternate Wednesdays 530pm-7 pm (June 28th and alt)
DV Support Group Salem – alternate Mondays 5:30 pm-7 pm (July 3 and alt)
Volunteering at Women & Children’s Horizons of Kenosha is a powerful way to make a difference in our community. Our dedicated volunteers play a vital role in the success of our organization, whether they’re answering crisis phone calls, sorting clothes at Nifty Thrifty, or lending a hand at events. Your commitment as a volunteer allows us to provide essential support to those in need, creating a positive impact in their lives. Without your help, we wouldn’t be able to accomplish all that we do for the community. Join our volunteer program today and be a part of changing lives for the better.