Check out the calendar to find an event or a training opportunity. Look for our 5K and Dine for Day One, to take a stand against sexual violence.

Training Spotlight: Helpline Advocate Training

Become a Helpline Advocate to support victims in their time of need. Day One offer comprehensive 15+ hour training to prepare volunteers to meet with survivors and offer support at hospitals and police departments around the state.

We are always looking for more people to join our Helpline team! Volunteer advocates provide support, information, and referrals to survivors at hospitals and police stations throughout Rhode Island. Our 15+ hour training program will provide the skills, knowledge, and confidence to work with victims of all ages.

  • Helpline volunteers must be 18 years old with a valid driver's license and a car, pass a criminal background check, and complete all 15 hours of the training.

Training Dates

June Training Flyer

For more information, please contact:

(401) 421-4100 Ext. 133

Sign Up for the Next Helpline Training

Community Training

Day One offers training that is open to the public and offered in various locations.

Topics include:

  • Day One Programs and Services
  • Sexual Assault 101
  • Human Trafficking 101
  • Law and Legal
  • VINE/Office of Victim Services
  • Communicating with Victims
  • Hate Crimes
  • Cultural Competency
  • Helpline Volunteer Advocacy
  • Underserved Populations
  • Mandated Reporting
  • Interpersonal Violence/Domestic Violence
  • 30 hour Helpline Training
  • Vicarious Trauma
  • Child Sexual Abuse Materials Awareness

Professional Training

The following training programs are offered regularly for first responders.

Hospital Training

  • Screening for Violence

Law Enforcement Officer Training

  • VAWA Curriculum Committee Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Police Training

Request a Workshop or Training

Visit the Prevention Workshops page to learn more about a variety of workshops and training sessions we offer. For more information, contact

If you would like to schedule, complete the request form to get in touch with one of our educational staff members.

Community Events

Attend one of our annual events to show your support! Each year, Day One hosts special events as fundraisers for the important work we do. Come enjoy the fun with us and contribute to the cause through our Annual 5K and Dine for Day One events.

You can also support us through fundraisers at local businesses who raise funds for us, or contribute a portion of their proceeds during specific time frames. Day One is grateful to many local partners for their support and encourages you to visit their establishments.

Local Business Fundraisers

Day One is fortunate to have the support of many local businesses who hold fundraisers and donate proceeds from purchases. If your business would like to hold a fundraiser for Day One please contact us today!