If you think you may be a victim of domestic violence…
This guide is written to help you evaluate your situation and determine options that may or may not be helpful or useful to you. As you read this guide, please remember:
You are not alone. You are not to blame. You do not deserve to be abused.
Adapted, with permission, from Zubretsky, Theresa M., Domestic Violence: Finding Safety and Support, 1996, New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence, Capital View Office Park, 52 Washington Street, Rensselaer, NY 12144, 518/486-6262.
What is domestic violence?
Could this be happening to you?
Safety Planning and Risk Assessment
Can my partner change?
Using the Police and the Courts
What is an Order of Protection?
Domestic Violence Programs and Assistance