Not Now

Abusers may monitor your phone, TAP HERE to more safely and securely browse DomesticShelters.org with a password protected app.

1. Select a discrete app icon.

Next step: Custom Icon Title

Next

2. Change the title (optional).

Building App
Home Articles In the News

In the News

  • W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmjmvmwt1ag96nhq1x1roaw5rc3rvy2tqag90b3nfmtq0mzi0mtezlmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjuwede4mcmixv0?sha=c566b503a2f409e6

    StrongHearts Helpline for Native American Survivors Debuts

    Domestic violence among tribal communities faces different barriers, laws and challenges | A new domestic violence crisis line specifically aimed to support th... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtcvmduvmtevm3lwng5tew5mdf9uaglua3n0b2nrughvdg9zxzuxnjc1ntgwmi5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji1mhgxodajil1d?sha=9fa67316318e6bcb

    New York City Launches Task Force to Combat DV

    Government agencies, advocacy groups and survivors come together to search for solutions | New York City recently formed a task force designed to tackle a tough pro... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtcvmdyvmjevm3jlyxv0bw02el9uaglua3n0b2nrughvdg9zxzu5odkxmjcwnc5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji1mhgxodajil1d?sha=6d937c4accc62592

    Survivors Wanted to Test New App

    Danger assessment app will focus on immigrants and Native Americans | Researchers at John Hopkins University are looking for survivors to give their new danger asse... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtcvmduvmtavmmvmazyxodh1bv9uaglua3n0b2nrughvdg9zxzgwnjaxnzmylmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjuwede4mcmixv0?sha=8adcf82484f9db31

    Majoring in Domestic Violence

    Colleges offer graduate programs that ready students to end violence against women | Higher education is meant to churn out well-rounded scholars. Even if you’re go... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtcvmduvmtavnxz6ztbkn2n5n19uaglua3n0b2nrughvdg9zxzq2mtuwmtewmy5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji1mhgxodajil1d?sha=98218f06da06ae89

    Mixed (Message) Media

    10 times movies and TV shows glamorized abuse | Remember when it was too scandalous for married-on-TV-couple Rob and Laura Petrie to sleep in the same bed on The... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtcvmdqvmjcvnho0ahblytlsev9uaglua3n0b2nrughvdg9zxzyyndy5njg2mc5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji1mhgxodajil1d?sha=79e6ebe785c61087

    Survivor Story: Mildred Muhammed

    'I was married to the D.C. Sniper' | In October 2002, a series of related shootings throughout Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. were carried out by 4... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtcvmduvmtavn2m3bmk5c2rldf9uaglua3n0b2nrughvdg9zxzy0mzq0mjq4ni5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji1mhgxodajil1d?sha=a62618ca49c02e7e

    What's Working for Survivors?

    Author Sara Shoener says the system in place to help victims of domestic violence is ‘incredibly imperfect’ | Author Sara Shoener spent five years in three differen... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtcvmdqvmjcvmxrjbnz4djhsef9uaglua3n0b2nrughvdg9zxzc2oda3odg0lmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjuwede4mcmixv0?sha=1bdfeee77a4f3cba

    Controlling Your Partner Is Illegal, But Not in the U.S.

    British victims are better protected from their controlling, abusive partners | New Russian laws decriminalizing some forms of domestic battery can make us feel smug ... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtcvmdqvmtavog5icwhhcmq4mv9uaglua3n0b2nrughvdg9zxzuwota4mjixny5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji1mhgxodajil1d?sha=b768250b46613b03

    When 911 Can't Find You

    Calling for help from a cell phone might make it hard to track you down. Smart911 helps emergency responders get to you | True or false? If you call 911 from a cell... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtcvmdqvmtavmzlpothvmtq2mf9uaglua3n0b2nrughvdg9zxzuymzyznju0ny5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji1mhgxodajil1d?sha=224b7d747362bbef

    What is Rape Culture?

    6 everyday examples of normalizing sexual violence | You can find it every time you turn on the TV. Movies utilize it to create drama or illicit laughs. It’s used i... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtcvmdqvmtavnzb4nwhyzwh6x1roaw5rc3rvy2tqag90b3nfntiwmdewmtk0lmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjuwede4mcmixv0?sha=7fcc164d61a58b41

    Compensation for Abused Military Spouses

    If your service member partner is discharged because of domestic violence, the military wants to help you | One of the main barriers to service members’ spouses rep... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmtuvnthrdxrtetjoyl9uaglua3n0b2nrughvdg9zxzq5mzc2mjy3ny5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji1mhgxodajil1d?sha=86d6475070460832

    Do Survivors Lie?

    False allegations of domestic violence are rampant ... or are they? | Google “false allegations of domestic violence” and a litany of defense attorneys and men’s ri... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmdmvn3pjbmnma3o0mf9uaglua3n0b2nrughvdg9zxzu5otc4mdgzni5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji1mhgxodajil1d?sha=7b2c02235d28b311

    23 Signs of Human Trafficking

    It may be happening in your community | By definition, human trafficking is the act of recruiting, transporting, transferring or keeping and receiving an individual... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmdevntz6ogzizzh4nf9uaglua3n0b2nrughvdg9zxzuxodeymda0mi5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji1mhgxodajil1d?sha=1cfb270774fe356f

    The SAFE Child Act

    What this proposed legislation means to protective parents fighting for custody | For all those frustrated parents currently battling their abusive exes in court fo... read more

  • W1siziisijiwmtcvmdivmjqvbxi1dzeynjc0x1njcmvlbl9tag90xziwmtdfmdjfmjrfyxrfmy4xoc4xn19qts5wbmcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji1mhgxodajil1d?sha=ea8824fc5faca56f

    Mary Kay Isn't Looking Away

    Cosmetics company’s campaigns aimed at raising domestic violence awareness | Domestic violence isn’t pretty. So why would one of the nation’s largest cosmetic comp... read more