Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Seeking Help in Domestic Violence

If you’re a victim of domestic violence or if you know someone who is, seeking help is made very easy. If it’s a big decision and a tough decision to leave an abusive relationship, you’ll have everything you need in the way of support, guidance and someone who’ll understand your situation. There are a variety of places and government institutions that provide support against domestic violence and you only have to call them to start on the road towards healing and a life of quality, safety and happiness.

If you’ve been hurt or you fear your life is in danger, you can always call 911 for help. The most immediate assistance will be provided for you. As for support and advice about domestic violence, you can call the National Domestic Violence Hotline, 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE). If you knowing that someone is there to help you and support you is the only thing that’s going to take you to seek healing, you’ll get everything you need here. As for a safe place to stay, there are many local organizations ready and willing to provide you with help. There’s the National Coalition against Domestic Violence for one.

There are also a great number of domestic violence shelters that provide rooms for both mothers and their children. You’ll have everything you need there like basic living needs, childcare and food. The staff at the shelter will also help you with finding a job and a permanent life. You don’t have to be afraid when you’re starting a new life, a life away from domestic violence, there are many people who can help you. If you need counseling, legal help, support groups, financial assistance, the shelter will be able to refer you to the best places for those particular services.

Online, you also have a way of seeking help for domestic violence. You can go the Phenomenal Women of the Web Against Domestic Violence Webring. This is an online support group for victims of domestic violence and you’ll have other resources that discuss domestic violence so you’ll always have a guide when you’re setting off towards a new and happy life.

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