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A hotline phone number that is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year by a trained advocate who will talk to anyone in a domestic violence, sexual assault and/or stalking situation, offering support and access to resources as needed.
Temporary housing for individuals and families fleeing from an abusive situation. Generally located in a secure, confidential area, emergency shelters provide a safe space that can help facilitate the start of the healing process.
Intended as a longer-term solution than emergency shelter, transitional housing provides survivors and their families with free or low-cost housing as an interim measure for survivors between temporary emergency shelter and long-term housing.
Regularly-scheduled group meetings of advocates and survivors convened for the purposes of reducing feelings of isolation among survivors, dealing with the effects of abuse, and facilitating the overall healing process.
Legal advocacy services help survivors understand the process of applying for restraining orders, discuss how various legal options might impact a survivor's safety, connecting survivors to support groups and other services, and accompanying survivors to the courthouse in the event their restraining order application is contested. However, legal advocacy does not constitute legal advice!
Consultation, legal advice and/or legal representation in court by a licensed attorney or other legal professional.
Many victims of domestic abuse are forced into financial dependence and even debt by their abuser, as another way for the abuser to exert power, control and entrapment. To help survivors help themselves, financial advocacy and economic empowerment services can include providing survivors with basic money management education, individual development savings accounts (IDAs) and other forms of economic justice.
Any program that addresses the experiences of children and youth exposed to trauma, violence and abuse; often incorporates aspects of peer counseling, case management, play therapy, and a number of other practices.
Structured therapy sessions with a licensed mental health practitioner versed in working compassionately with survivors of abuse.
Educational initiatives, focused either on vulnerable populations or the larger community, to raise awareness about the issues of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking, with the goal of empowering survivors and increasing positive engagement of community members to reduce violence.