Domestic violence is an attempt by one partner to gain power and maintain control over the other partner. Domestic violence can happen to anyone regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, ethnicity, ability, level of education, or economic background.
Some of the signs of an abusive relationship include a partner who:
SAVE (Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments) is the domestic violence agency in the Tri-City Area. SAVE provides a range of services to people experiencing abuse by a partner. SAVE Advocates work with the police department but are not police officers. They work directly to support survivors with the Police Officers to provide complete support.
To speak to an advocate about services such as: