If you are having trouble finding a safe way to communicate with others for support, we have some options to consider.
When a person depends on their partner for any form of caretaking, there may be additional risk for abuse because of a power imbalance.
In June 2016, The Hotline answered its 4 millionth contact.
Senior leaders at The Hotline attended the United State of Women Summit in Washington, DC to promote gender equality.
While it’s normal to want to help someone you love, there is no way to ‘save’ or ‘fix’ another person.
If staying in a domestic violence shelter is part of your safety plan, we have tips for making a safe transition.
It’s important to try and understand what a person who is being abused is going through, why they might stay in an abusive relationship and how you can help by supporting and shifting power back to them.
“[The Hotline] gives women a voice and a chance to seek help when they feel they have nowhere else to turn.”
Many people struggle with the belief that divorce is a sin when considering leaving their abusive spouses.
We believe it’s important for all survivors to feel as prepared as possible if they choose to contact the police.