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 Help
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.
How to Help Others
- "How can I help you?"
- Listen without judgment 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.
Services for Children/Teens
Human Trafficking Resources
Child Protective Services
Other Services for Adults
Elder Care Services
Adult Protective Services