A short-term residential facility for women and their children seeking confidential refuge from an unsafe living situation.Learn More
Designed to help women and their children bridge the gap between their time at the Safe House and living independently.Learn More
Educational and empowering programs such as, counseling, support groups, and specialized youth programs are offered for all ages groups.Learn More
A group of volunteers who are specially trained to provide critical and clear information on scene, in a time of crisis.Learn More
Learn about the various ways you can help support Safe+Sound Somerset.Learn More
Your support can be the first drop in the water that starts the positive ripple of change!Learn More
Our partners improve the lives of survivors with financial support, donations and volunteer projects!Learn More
Numerous volunteer opportunities are available to suit the needs of those who want to help!Learn More
Domestic abuse is an epidemic affecting individuals in every community. It is often accompanied by a pattern of behaviors that is used to gain or maintain power and control over an intimate partner. Abuse can occur in a variety of forms and it is important to know what they are and how to get help.
Domestic abuse is a pattern of behaviors that is used to gain power and control over an intimate partner. Abuse is physical, sexual, emotional or financial actions or threats that influence another person.
Abuse is cyclical, as the abuser's goal is to maintain power and control. The cycle often starts to repeat, becoming more extreme as time goes on.
Leaving an abusive relationship is not always easy and poses threats to you and the rest of your family members and friends.
To empower you with useful and helpful information to use at your own discretion or for others you may know.
Digital dating abuse is the use of technology such as texting and social networking to bully, harass, stalk or intimidate a partner.
Abusive partners use technology to monitor those they abuse by digitally stalking, recording and harassing them. However, there are ways to ensure safety on the internet.