Most people do not realize how prevalent domestic violence issues are in the U.S. and in their community
Heroic voices of those who left a domestic violence abuser to protect themselves and their families.
Domestic violence survivors often say they were strangled... translation: attempted murder
Physical abuse is visible, emotional abuse is hidden and can be as damaging
Domestic violence costs for survivors are challenging...
What is the Court System and government doing to protect Domestic Violence victims and survivors?
A domestic violence survivor created the VictimVoices app to allow victims to gather real time materials/evidence that can allow you to present your case in court using 'predicate acts' and if you are killed, your trusted friend will be able to alert authorities to your file
A nurse in Texas started a spreadsheet in 2018 after hearing outpouring of anger when an animal was killed. There was not a similar response to domestic violence victims.
Greenwich, CT is one of the wealthiest communities in the U.S. but domestic violence calls rank #2 in the crimes reported to the police department. Read about victims, police and court actions - and how abusers threaten victims with money, reputation, custody or death
Domestic Violence abusers operate with private violence. You and your friends/family need to be aware of 'classic actions' to protect. Communicate your concerns early.
On a regular basis, we will share a short documentary video of a survivor or a victim. You will learn that Domestic Violence affects all ages, races and income levels.
Your community is full of people who want to help. Our site provides one-stop access to domestic violence organizations and links nationwide for services to help people in need.