Get help through a hotline
Getting help can be scary, but depending on where you are in the country it may become necessary to contact The National Domestic Violence Hotline to help flee from your perpetrator. It is important to introduce to you this great resource because you never know when you may need it. This hotline was established in 1996 as a component of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) passed by Congress.
Ask For Help
This program serves as the only domestic violence program in the nation with access to more than 5,000 shelters and domestic violence programs across the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The programs contact is toll-free, confidential and anonymous. It operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, in more than 170 different languages through interpreter services, with a TTY line available for the Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing."
This resource has proven to be very valuable for many women needing help while fleeing abuse and domestic violence. Your SAFETY is very important. Accessing the police could prove to be useful as well as employers.