Many victims of domestic violence feel they have no voice. In most cases, victims are forbidden by the batterer to tell anyone what is going on. This "Tell Us Your Story" Page has been designed to provide a tool for you to speak about your domestic violence situation.
Our organization has taken precautions and the liberty to ask for no contact information in order to protect your identity.
Please note that by providing us with your story, you give us permission to use it as part of our business endeavors. Also, by providing us your story, you agree to HOLD HARMLESS any and all empoloyees and agents involved in collecting this information harmless and keep them exonerated from all loss, damage, liability or expense occasioned or claimed by reasons of acts for the purpose of collecting testimonials for use in our business. Also, our agency is not obligated to provide any funds, goods or services in exchange for the use of your story.
Precautions to take before you begin sharing your story:
1) Make sure that you are safe. Safety Plan. 2) Remember that your computer technology can put your privacy and safety at risk 3) Computer hard drives are capable of recording every action taken on the computer and Internet 4) Even if your abuser is not expert at computers, he/she may have someone else trace your computer activity 5) If you think you may be monitored on your home computer, it may safe to use another computer 6) Computers located in a public library, community technology center, or a trusted friend's house may be safer to use 7) Never share your e-mail password(s). However, if you believe your abuser knows your password, before changing it, consider whether that may cause more danger by arousing suspicion. 8) Passwords should be difficult to figure out 9) Consider having more than one e-maiil account so that you have an alternative 10) Ask friends and family to not share your new e-mail addresses 11) Never register your personal information such as your address or phone number when you sign up for web e-mail accounts
To begin telling us your story, follow the simple process below:
1) Complete the mini information chart below 2) Begin telling us your story 3) Click the "Send" button 4) You're finished!