Any behavior that is meant to cause hurt to another person's body or to control another person's physical freedom. It is any use of size, strength or presence to hurt or control someone.
Your partner insists that the abuse is your fault.
Domestic Violence Services
The Haven provides safe, temporary shelter for women and children who are fleeing from domestic violence.
Any sexual behavior meant to control, manipulate, humiliate or demean another person. Sexual assault is any unwanted contact forced by someone else.
Your partner blames you for their anger.
Individual and group counseling for survivors of domestic violence and their children.
You are fearful when your partner is angry.
Assist survivors of domestic violence in obtaining temporary restraining orders and courtroom escorting.
Your partner makes threats to harm you.
24-Hour Crisis Line
Trained staff are available to answer crisis calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
One person in the relationship tries to control the other person's feelings or thoughts in order to gain power over them. The use of words, voice, action or lack of action meant to control, hurt or demean the other person.
Your partner does not allow you to talk to or spend time with friends or family.
Your partner forces you to have sex.
Abuse is any attempt to gain power and control over another person using physical, emotional, or sexual tactics.
1 out of 4 American women have been physically abused by a husband or boyfriend
An educational series of workshops designed to provide parents with tools for parenting children who have witnessed domestic violence.
Warning Signs of an Abusive Relationship
Provides presentations, workshops, and training sessions to raise awareness and educate the community about domestic violence.
1 (800) 915-0045
Domestic Violence Crisis Line: 1 (800) 915-0045
Sexual Assault Crisis Line: 1 (800) 777-8868
Domestic Violence Services Available
Your partner throwing or breaking things.
What is abuse?