We promote awareness and provide prevention services to the community
Medical Companion Program
Provides compassion and support to the victim at the emergency room
Court Companion Program
The Court Companion Program accompanies a victim through the criminal justice process
Domestic Violence Services
We help to provide transportation to a safe shelter, hospital and/or court.
We provide crisis intervention and supportive services for victims of domestic violence sexual assault and their families
We refer and coordinate with other agencies to provide assistance on behalf of a victim
Identifying Different Types of Abuse
Every relationship is different and so the warning signs of Domestic Violence can look different and appear at anytime. Here are some of the most common types of abuse from abusive partners:
Physical Abuse includes slapping, pushing, kicking, pulling your hair, biting, punching and choking you. If any of these things are occurring from a partner, you are experiencing physical abuse.
Emotional Abuse includes name calling, put-downs, insults, intimidation, and displaying inappropriate anger. If any of these things are occurring from a partner, you may be experiencing emotional abuse.
Sexual Abuse includes unwanted touching or threats, fondling, attempted rape, rape, sexting, sextortion or being forced into sexual conduct in any form. If any of these things are occurring from a partner, you are experiencing sexual abuse.
Threats / Intimidation
Threats / Intimidation include threatening "to take the kids", saying "I'll kill you if ...", gestures, looks and smashing things. If any of these are occurring from a partner, you may be experiencing emotional abuse.
Isolation / Digital Abuse
Isolation / Digital Abuse includes being kept from seeing or talking to others on/offline, or uses technology to monitor you. If any of these things are occurring from a partner, you may be experiencing harmful behaviors in your relationship.
Financial Abuse includes forbidding you to work, being given an allowance, and denying you access to your bank accounts. If any of these things are occurring from a partner, you may be experiencing emotional abuse.