What you can do to stay safe

You can take steps to protect yourself and your children.  Partner abuse is not just a family problem.

Call 911 if you are in danger.

Call the 24 Hour Crisis Line at 1-252-925-2500.

Domestic Violence Protection Order

Helping an Abused Victim

It is very important that you as a friend listen and believe her or him when they talk about abuse.

Try to gently encourage her/him to do what is best for themself and children, but let her/him make their own decisions.

Let her/him know, through your friendship and listening skills that you are there for them.  Call us for information and referrals