|Domestic Violence Victim Empowerment Services
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111 Mountain View Street, Weaverville
Hayfork Satellite Office: Community Center on Tule Creek Rd.
24 Hr. Crisis Line: 530-623-HELP (collect calls okay)
If you are in immediate danger please call 911
No Fee services include:
- Safety Planning
- 24 hour crisis hotline staffed by trained volunteers - 530-623-HELP (collect ok)
- Women's Support Group meets weekly
- Trained advocates to help domestic violence victims through the legal, medical or social services systems
- Accompaniment to court hearings and appointments related to the domestic violence incident
- Emergency shelter for women & their children in immediate danger
- Help with provisions for new living arrangements
- Emergency transportation for victims who need shelter
- Peer Counseling
Domestic Violence Support Groups meet weekly for education and peer support. An intake interview is required prior to participating.
HRN's legal assistance available to Victims of Domestic Violence
- Typing service for
- Protective Orders
- Dissolution (divorce)
- Legal Separation
- Child Custody
- Accompaniment to court hearings
- Education about the criminal justice system
- Education about the civil law system as it applies to victims of domestic violence
Every 9 seconds a woman is battered in the USA.
There may be early warning sings of violence.
The abuser may:
- Ignore or make fun of their partner's needs & ideas
- Have a violent temper
- Be very jealous
- Act "bossy"
- Demand an account of their partner's time & whereabouts
- Control all the money
- Force sex on a woman (date or spousal rape)
- Be cruel to animals
- Find fault with friends and family members
- Have a problem with drug use or alcohol
Effects of Domestic Violence On Children:
- Stomach aches and ulcers
- Eating disorders
- Substance abuse
- Criminal behavior and arrests
Computer use can be monitored and is impossible to completely clear. If you are afraid your internet and/or computer usage might be monitored, please use a safer computer, and/or
call the Crisis Line 530-623-HELP(4357) or the National Domestic Violence Hotline 1−800−799−SAFE(7233). If you are in immediate danger please call 911.