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National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or (TTY) 1-800-787-3224

Where to Find Help

Leaving Domestic Abuse Safely
Web: http://www.leavingabuse.com
This site acts as a "how to" guide for women who want to escape from abusive relationships. The site defines abuse, examines the cycle of abuse and discusses why women stay. It also outlines a plan of action to safely escape and plan for a financially secure and emotionally stable new life. It includes specific information on safety, divorce, immigration, legal help, obtaining credit, training for the job market, confidential mail forwarding and more. There is also an active message board where women come together to support each other, ask questions and vent frustrations.

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