About Domestic Violence

One of the most challenging obstacles in the struggle against domestic and sexual violence is lack of accurate information. The following information is provided as an educational resource not only for those in need but for those interested in working to overcome this obstacle. Knowledge is power.

Domestic Violence

What is Domestic Violence?
Child Abuse
Elder Abuse
The Three-Phase Cycle of Violence
Effects of Domestic Violence on Adults
Effects of Domestic Violence on Children
When Someone You Know is Being Abused
Developing a Safety Plan



24-Hour Crisis Hotline: (540) 639-1123 or (800) 788-1123