Domestic and Sexual Abuse
If you think you may be a victim of domestic or sexual violence or someone you know, seek help soon and learn how to stop or prevent it from escalating further.
We Help Victims of Domestic and Sexual Abuse Find Freedom.
What is Domestic Abuse?
Domestic abuse encompasses violence or abuse by one person against another in a domestic context or intimate-partner context. Includes, but not limited to criminal or non-criminal acts constituting intimi-dation, control, emotional and psychological abuse. Domestic abuse can also include sexual abuse. Sexual abuse consists of non-consensual conduct of a sexual nature. It’s purposeful and done through threat,coercion, exploitation, deceit, and force.
1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men will experience severe physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime. (CDC, 2017)
If you are being abused by a partner or family member, the first thing you need to know is that abuse is not your fault. You also need to know that there is help available.
Important Note: If you are in immediate danger from your partner you need to call 911.
Making the decision to leave an abusive relationship is not easy. It takes a lot of courage. You may often feel alone and confused. Getting help is crucial. You need to connect with an advocate who can help you navigate your next steps.
Women of Grace is here to help. If you need help getting out of an abusive situation, please call our Hotline (314) 652-2572. We will listen to your situation and connect you with the resources you need. You will get help in developing a safety plan and resources to help you move forward after you leave.
You don’t have to put up with abuse. You are not alone. Help is available.
We Provide Supportive Services and Advocate for Victims of…
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Services We Provide
We are a qualified, experienced staff, licensed professional counselors, and trained volunteers committed to ending all types of abuse. We are only a call away.
Proceedings for Protective/Restraining Orders
Accompanying the Victim to Court
Safety Plan Development
Intervention with Creditors and the Law
Assistance with Utilities
Bullying and Bystander Educational and Awareness Training
Licensed, Professional Counselors
Domestic violence counselors specialize in helping their clients overcome through various types of therapy. Some types are Cognitive Behavior therapy, Compound Trauma therapy, PTSD and ADHD, Behavior counseling; Anger Management counseling and Behavioral Modification for Parents.
Emergency Food and Transportation
Peer Support Groups for Women
Safe at Home Applications
Crime Victims Compensation Application
Life Skill Training
Community Education and Awareness
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