Your abuser may monitor your internet use and may be able to view your computer activity. If you have reason to believe that your computer is not secure, you may wish to use a computer in another location to which your abuser does not have access.
Domestic Violence Hotline:
TTY Hotline: 1-800-621-4202
Resources & Training
Office on Violence Against Women
Please use the OVW link for more information on Violence Against Woman Act current funding opportunities.
National Consensus Guidelines on Identifying and Responding to Domestic Violence Victimization in Health Care Settings
Due to their unique access to domestic violence victims, the Future's Without Violence National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence in partnership with leading experts from around the country developed guidelines for health care workers. The tool, entitled the National Consensus Guidelines, includes assessment, documentation, intervention and referral information. Additional information may be requested from Future's Without Violence at https://www.futureswithoutviolence.org.
National Center for Rural Law Enforcement
The National Center for Rural Law Enforcement (NCRLE), a division of the Criminal Justice Institute, University of Arkansas System, is a university-based organization committed to helping rural law enforcement agencies meet this challenge. By utilizing innovative strategies and a staff of experienced professionals, the Center provides educational and training opportunities, research, technical assistance, and technical integration services customized to meet the needs of rural law enforcement agencies across the country. For more information on opportunities, please visit: https://arsafeschools.com/about-us/national-center-for-rural-law-enforcement/.
National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
NCJFCJ’s Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody (Resource Center) provides training and technical assistance to professionals seeking to improve outcomes on child protection cases that involve domestic violence, while engaging in policy reform in those areas. NCJFCJ provided technical assistance related to the Greenbook Initiative , a federally funded project that saw child welfare workers, domestic violence advocates, and family court judges change their approach to domestic violence to better help battered women and their children achieve safety. The Resource Center also provides support and consultation around custody, supervised visitation, protection orders, full faith and credit, adolescent partner violence, and elder abuse. For more information: http://www.ncjfcj.org/resource-library/publications/domestic-violence.