The helpline operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and offers translation services.
Assistance via online chat services is available four p.m. National Domestic Violence Hotline 800‐799‐SAFE (7233) 800‐787‐3224 TTY The National Domestic Violence Hotline, operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, offers services in more than 170 languages. Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) 800‐656‐HOPE (4673) The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network offers assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Call 866-356-998 or go to the Virginia Sexual & Domestic Violence Action Alliance for more details.
Too often, our headlines feature news stories about tragic endings to abusive dating relationships, like that of Yeardley Love, a University of Virginia student who was murdered in 2010 by her former boyfriend.
One big question: Are boys and girls really equally at risk to become victims or abusers?
Some studies suggest they are and that girls may even be more likely than boys to lash out physically.
Go to Preventing Abuse & Promoting Healthy Relationships to find valuable resources for teachers, faith leaders, youth workers, counselors, coaches and parents on how to prevent dating abuse and promote healthy dating relationships.
With helpful resources from the Zonta Club of Arlington Area, Project Peace developed Arlington’s Project PEACE Resources List.
Developed for school administrators, community faith leaders, counselors, parents and others to use in a variety of school, faith and community settings, this guide includes practical activities and information on locating online resources — and other materials — that promote healthy teen dating relationships and prevent teen dating abuse.
The guide organizes information into nine different sections: For more information on Project PEACE and its initiatives, go to the Project PEACE main page or call at 703-228-1678.
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