Things To Think About
Safety comes first!
Whether you are staying or leaving, you know what is safest for you. Planning ahead can help you. Talk to an advocate to discuss ways to stay safer.
If you are thinking about leaving a relationship be careful!
The most dangerous time for a victim is when they are leaving. Think about keeping your plan a secret for safety reasons.
Reach out for help when it is safe and you are able!
Help comes in many ways, like, trusted friends, family, advocates, pastors, etc. You are more likely to reach goals when you have some support from others.
Abuse is Not Your Fault!
You matter and deserve to feel safe and respected!
You deserve to be lifted up, not torn down!
Trust and respect is what healthy relationships are built on. Abusive relationships are one partner having power and control over the other.
You can succeed!
Your goals are obtainable, and we can help you work towards them.
You are not alone!
We are here to help you whether you want to stay in or leave your relationship. We can help find out your needs and get you help.
"This is a place where our voice will be heard and we matter."
“Everyone needs help. ”
Remember “The way he changed in the way he talked. The way he just wants and wants and wants.”
“I am grateful/humble to be here surrounded in community who are advocating for justice.”