Domestic Violence and Victim Information

Domestic abuse occurs when one person is in an intimate relationship or marriage and tries to dominate and control the other person. An abuser doesn’t “play fair”. He/she uses fear, guilt, shame and intimidation to wear you down and gain complete power over you. He/she may threaten you, hurt you or hurt those around you. Physical violence is also known/called domestic abuse or domestic violence.


 Organizations that provide services for victims of domestic violence.