In a relationship where some form of abuse is present, it is not uncommon that an abusive partner extends their power and control into the area of finances.
In addition to packing and planning, there are a few other measures you can take to safeguard against potential problems that may arise when you’re leaving.
If you’re thinking about leaving an abusive relationship, there are steps you can take to prepare and ensure your safety.
If you’re in a relationship where physical abuse is ongoing or likely to occur, there are some practical tips that could help keep you safer. Remember: what works for one person may not be a safe option for another.
A parent’s instinct is to make sure their child is safe – but how can you do this best if your abusive partner is unpredictable, or manipulative?
A safety plan is a personalized, practical plan that can help you avoid dangerous situations and know the best way to react when you are in danger.
Here at The Hotline, much of the work we do is made possible by the dedication and effort of our volunteers. We met up with Hotline volunteer Amalie to talk with her about her experience working here.
While every call is specific to the individual, here are some phrases and questions that advocates consistently communicate to best help each caller.
The Hotline offers help to callers at any stage. Whether you’ve called before or maybe feel nervous about reaching out, it’s helpful to know what we can speak with you about and how we can assist you.