Welcome to our page! If you read our “About” page, you already know that our goal is to end the silence on domestic violence and provide safe shelters for all victims. 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men will become a victim sometime in their life. That is huge. Chances are, you know someone who has experienced violence brought on by a loved one.
Here are some basic facts:
- Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a pattern of power and control by one intimate partner against another. It includes physical violence, sexual violence, psychological violence, and emotional abuse. The frequency and severity of domestic violence can vary dramatically; however, the one constant is one partner’s consistent efforts to maintain power and control over the other.
- Anyone can be a victim of domestic violence. There is no…
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