What does this pandemic mean for victims?
There are many challenges that victims of domestic violence are facing during this strenuous time. Being trapped at home with an abusive intimate partner, with no opportunities for respite can lead to It is important to know that there are ways to access help and support. Turning Point is committed to our mission to provide a safe-haven for families living in domestic violence situations. If you are experiencing domestic violence, there is help. Through the COVID-19 pandemic, we are continuing to provide support through our 24 hour crisis line at 1-800-232-6505. You can also reach support through our 24 hour texting service by sending keyword "tphelp" to 20121. When seeking help, please consider your safety using technology. This could include deleting call logs, deleting text threads, and changing passwords.
If you find yourself in an emergency situation or immediate danger, please call 911.
Respect Effect: Helps users learn and practice healthy relationship skills.
myPlan: Helps users determine if a friend or family member is in an unsafe relationship.
iMatter: Helps users see warning signs of abusive and controlling behavior, and lets victims support them.
Circleof6: Promotes healthy relationships and safety by connecting 6 people, of users choice, in case of emergency.
SITES AND NUMBERS
740.382.8988 or 1.800.232.6505
National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline
National Domestic Violence Hotline