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Domestic Violence

Information about preventing domestic violence.

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Report Domestic Violence


Millions are confronted with violence at the hands of their significant others each year in our country.

As many as 1 in 3 women and 1 in 7 men are survivors of domestic violence in our community.

You are not alone. 24/7 help is available if you need support. Reach out for help if your partner or someone in your life is: Making you feel afraid, hurting you, threatening you, putting you down

Warning Signs Of Battering Behavior

  • Jealousy
  • Controlling Behavior
  • Isolation
  • Blaming Others
  • Verbal Abuse
  • Psychological Abuse
  • Cruelty to Children or Animals
  • Threats of Violence
  • Force During Arguments
  • Anger Easily When Drinking or Using Other Drugs
  • Breaking or Striking Objects
  • Discourage Other Friendships
  • Threaten With Weapon
  • Controls Your Schedule
  • Accuses You of Being Unfaithful
  • Controls All Finances
  • Forces You to Have Sex

In an emergency, call 911

Call the police as soon as you can—assault, even by a family member is a crime. Get medical attention, ask the medical staff to photograph your injuries and keep detailed records in the event legal action is necessary. Contact the court system about civil protective orders. Leave the scene immediately or as soon as possible

Resources & Assistance

View a complete list domestic violence resources.