About Abuse

For Domestic Violence Victims

Updated: 
October 2, 2017

This section has safety tips for victims of domestic violence who are still in a relationship with the abuser and not planning on leaving ("With an Abuser") and for victims who are preparing to leave the abuser ("Safety When Planning on Leaving an Abuser"). If you have already left an abusive relationship, there are additional sections in the Safety Tips menu that may apply to your current situation.

Tips to help try to keep you and your children safe while still living with an abuser.

If you are thinking about leaving a violent relationship, this page can help you think of ways to prepare.