Abused Women's Aid in Crisis (AWAIC) has the vision of a community with no domestic violence. Everyone has a right to live in a fear-free environment. AWAIC is committed to eliminating domestic violence by helping people live and love without violence. AWAIC does this through its wide range of programs and services that offer safe shelter, information and referral, support and advocacy. AWAIC's operating principles value the dignity, respect, empowerment, and accountability of all individuals. They strive to provide clients a full range of choices for living and to empower all those affected by domestic violence to make positive decisions about their lives.