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Learn the Facts About Domestic Violence
If you feel you are in danger   
call your local police 911
or the
National Domestic Violence

1.800.799.SAFE (7233)
1.800.787.3224 (TTY)
Anonymous & Confidential Help
Stop Domestic Violence
One of the best reasons to give to the
“Created to Be Whole” Domestic
Violence Program (CTBWDVP) for
women is to make a difference in the
lives of women.  Every donation to  
this program helps support victim s of
violence and to ensure someone is
available for them in a time of need.
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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, call your the National
Domestic  Violence Hotline or your
local Domestic Violence Hotline.
Connecticut Hotline
1 (888) 774- 2900
This information is not presented as legal advice. It’s for resource purposes for
individuals seeking information on Domestic Violence.  
To contact:
For more information please write or call us at:  (860) 916-4613 email:
"God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Psalms 46:1

"Beloved, I pray that you may prosper in all things and be in health, just as your soul prospers." 3 John 2
What is Domestic Violence?
Domestic Violence or family violence occurs when one person in a relationship uses violent or
abusive behavior to control another, though fear and intimidation. It often includes the threat
or use of violence.

Statistics: Domestic Violence should not happen to anyone. The majority of Domestic
Violence victims are women.
1 in 3 women report being physically or sexually abused by a
husband or boyfriend at some point during their lives. More than 32 million Americans are
affected by domestic violence each year. Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to

What Is Abuse?  
Abuse is physical, sexual, emotional, economic or psychological actions or threats of actions
that influence another person. This includes any behaviors that frighten, intimidate, terrorize,
manipulate, hurt, humiliate, blame, injure or wound someone.

Who Could It Happen To?
Domestic Violence can happen to anyone of any race, age, sexual orientation, religion or
gender. It can happen to couples who are married, living together or who are dating.
Domestic Violence affects people of all socioeconomic backgrounds and education levels.  

The Social Structure
Domestic Violence has taken root in the social structure and has created inequities in
relationships between women, children and men.  It leaves individuals powerless, hopeless,
without strength and resources for survival.  Domestic Violence damages individuals directly
involved and society as a whole.

If you or someone you know needs help, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline
at (800)799-7233.
You are not alone.  It is not your fault!
back together again.