Domestic Violence

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What you need to take with you
__ Identification for yourself
__ Driver's License and Registration
__ Children's Birth Certificates
__ Your Birth Certificate
__ Money
__ Lease, Deed, Mortgage Book
__ Bank Books, Savings Books
__ Checkbooks, ATM Card
__ Insurance Papers and Cards
__ Keys - House, Car, Office, Safe Deposit Box
__ Items Of Special Sentimental Value
__ Medications
__ Small Saleable Objects
__ Address Book
__ Pictures
__ Medical Records For All Family Members
__ Social Security Cards (Yourself & Children)
__ School and Vaccination Records
__ Work Permits
__ Green Card
__ Passport
__ Divorce Papers
__ Protection Order/Restraining Order
__ Jewelry
__ Children's Small Toys
__Computer Disks Containing Essential Info

Did you know that one-third of the women in the US will be the victims of domestic violence during their lifetime? One woman in fourwill be physically, or sexually assaulted by an intimate partner. Domestic abuse is a pattern of abusive behavior in which a person uses power (physical, financial, psychological, or emotional) to intimidate and control and intimidate another person in the household.

If you want to learn more about what domestic violence is, how to prevent it and how to fight it click on Information.

To fill out a quick checklist to see whether you are a possible victim of domestic abuse click on Self evaluation.

If you are a victim of domestic violence and need immediate support, or help click on Get help.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
TDD 1-800-787-3224

If you need to find a safe place for you and your family, call 180 Turning Lives Around at: 1-888-843-9262

If you need immediate help Call 911

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