Domestic Violence: Get Help

Get Help: Call Our Free Anonymous Domestic Violence Hotline: 800.621.HOPE (4673)

What is Domestic Violence? Are You in an Abusive Relationship?

Domestic Violence Defined: Also known as domestic abuse, domestic violence is a pattern of behavior used to establish power and control over another person through fear and intimidation, often including the threat or use of violence.

How can you tell if you are in an abusive relationship?

Safe Horizon’s Domestic Violence Tip Card - 10 Signs (PDF) helps you read the signs of abuse in relationships.

Where to Get Help if You’re a Domestic Violence Victim

  • If you are in New York City and are being abused by your partner, Safe Horizon can help you.
  • Safe Horizon is the largest provider of domestic violence services in the country.
  • Our domestic violence and abuse counselors are compassionate, experienced, and can help you explore all your options.

If you are not in the New York City area, you can call the National Domestic Violence Hotline 800.799.7233

Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.
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