HELPING HANDS RESOURCE CENTER 

 "Helping hurting families heal, from traumatic experiences"  

FACTS
  • 1 IN 4 WOMEN WILL BECOME A VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
  • 1 IN 7 MEN WILL BECOME A VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE 
  • 1,300 DEATHS ARE CAUSED EACH YEAR AS A RESULT OF DV
  • A WOMAN IS BEATEN EVERY 9 SECONDS IN THE USA
  • 10,000,000 CHILDREN ARE EXPOSED TO DV EACH YEAR
 

FORMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

AN ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIP IS FULED BY THE DESIRE OF THE ABUSER TO HAVE POWER AND CONTROL OVER THEIR PARTNER NO MATTER THE GENDER OF EITHER PARTY IN THE RELATIONSHIP. THE ABUSER USES DIFFERENT TYPES OF ABUSE, INCLUDING:
PHYSICAL
SEXUAL
PSYCHOLOGICAL
EMOTIONAL
ECONOMICAL
SPIRITUAL

TOGETHER WE CAN TAKE A STAND AGAINST THE PLAGUE OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

WAYS YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE:

 SUPPORT THOSE WHO CONFIDE IN YOU ABOUT DV
DONATE TO ORGANIZATIONS IN YOUR LOCAL AREA
PERFORM VOLUNTEER WORK AT YOUR LOCAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUPPORT CENTER
DISTRIBUTE INFORMATIONAL BROCHURES
WEAR PURPLE ALL MONTH LONG
SUPPORT OUR ORGANIZATION HHRC

Cycle of Violence