What is domestic violence?
Domestic Violence or intimate partner violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another. It includes physical violence, sexual violence, psychological violence, and emotional abuse.
Local service providers are experts on helping individuals and families who have been impacted by domestic violence. They have a network of support services based on your location.