Domestic Violence Services

We offer an array of free, confidential services.

No matter when the abuse happened, we can help.

Our Domestic Violence Services include:

 

What is domestic violence?

The Office on Violence Against Women defines domestic violence as a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over the other.

Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women

Who can domestic violence happen to?

Domestic violence can happen to anyone, regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, income, or religious beliefs. Safe Harbor services are inclusive of all and we are a safe space.

 Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women

What does sexual abuse look like?

Coercing or attempting to coerce any sexual contact or behavior without consent or treating a partner in a sexually demeaning manner.

Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women

What does economic abuse look like?

When an abuser tries to make an individual financially dependent by controlling financial resources, denying access to money, or forbidding attendance at school or employment.

Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women

What does domestic violence look like?

Domestic violence can be physical, sexual, emotional, economic, or psychological and includes any behaviors that intimidate, manipulate, humiliate, isolate, frighten, terrorize, coerce, threaten, blame, hurt, injure, or wound someone.

Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women

What does physical abuse look like?

Physical abuse is hitting, slapping, shoving, grabbing, pinching, biting, pulling hair, and other physical assault.

Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women

What does emotional abuse look like?

Undermining a partner’s sense of self-worth and/or self-esteem through behaviors such as constant criticism or name-calling.

Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women

What does psychological abuse look like?

Causing fear by intimidation; threatening physical violence to self, partner, children, or partner’s family or friends; destruction of pets and property; and forcing isolation.

Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women

Could you be experiencing domestic violence?

Take this ten question quiz for a quick gauge of your relationship health.


Everyone deserves to be in a safe and healthy relationship. Do you know if your relationship is healthy? Answer yes or no to the following questions to find out. Make sure to check the boxes to record your responses. At the end, you’ll find out how to score your answers.