Help for Victims of Violence

Verbal, emotional, physical, and sexual abuse affects your health. No one deserves to experience this. Violence has no boundaries. This includes abuse towards children, teens, and adults.

If you or someone you know is experiencing violence, call any of the numbers listed below. If you need immediate help within this facility, ask for a social worker.


Know that help is available.
How To Protect Yourself

How To Protect Yourself

    • Call someone you trust.
    • Contact community resources for assistance with safe housing options and legal advice.
    • Create a safety kit to include cash, important documents, important phone numbers, a set of keys, medication, copies of important documents (social security card, birth certificate, immigration paperwork), and clothing.
    • If you are in immediate danger call 911.
    • En Español

How To Help Others

How To Help Others

    Suggestions

    • "How can I help you?"
    • Listen without judgement and allow person to talk.
    • “This is not your fault.”
    • Reminder that verbal, sexual, physical, or emotional abuse is never the victim’s fault.
    • Do not put yourself in danger.
    • En Español