If you don’t follow us on Twitter (@sbcountyda), we frequently update this site with multiple posts. Here is a recap of valuable information related to Domestic Violence Awareness Month that we recently posted that may be of interest.
If you are in an abusive relationship or know someone who needs help, please use these resources or contact our office. If you are in immediate danger, please contact your local law enforcement agency. No one deserves to be hit.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month? There is help available at @sbcountyda Bureau of Victim Services #DVAM
What is Domestic Violence? http://ow.ly/elvLO #DVAM
Am I in an abusive relationship that needs attention? —a brief quiz: http://ow.ly/elviV #DVAM
Tips on How to Help a Friend Who's in an Abusive Relationship: http://ow.ly/elv4P #DVAM
Please share our film on domestic violence because it could save someone’s life. No one deserves to be a victim: http://ow.ly/poe6a #DVAM
Why were charged filed against my abuser? http://ow.ly/elvLO #DVAM
If I have problems with my immigration status can I be deported for reporting domestic violence? No. #DVAM
Will I have to testify against my abuser in court? How it works: http://ow.ly/elvLO #DVAM
He says he won’t hit me again. Will he? http://ow.ly/elvLO #DVAM
Will my children be taken away if I report domestic violence? Unless u r allowing your children to be abused, the short answer is no. #DVAM
If I am abused will I have to hire an attorney? http://ow.ly/elvLO #DVAM
Are there shelters available for victims of domestic violence? Yes. Read more: http://ow.ly/elx4Z #DVAM
He’s pressuring me to drop charges, can I? http://ow.ly/elvLO #DVAM