Violence Prevention and Intervention

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QUICK ESCAPE

 

Safety – Get Help Now

If you are in immediate danger, call 911

 

24 Hour YWCA Hamilton County Domestic Violence Hotline

Crisis counseling, risk assessment, information, referrals, safety planning, and support for survivors in Hamilton County 24 hours a day.

LOCAL: 513-872-9259
TOLL FREE: 888-872-9259

*TTY Accessible

24 Hour House of Peace Hotline

Crisis counseling, risk assessment, information, referrals, safety planning, and support for survivors in Clermont,  Brown and Adams counties 24 hours a day.

LOCAL: 513-753-7281
TOLL FREE: 800-540-4764

 

YWCA saves lives and prevents the cycle of violence- domestic violence, family violence, sexual assault, stalking, and human sex trafficking.

 

Domestic Violence Programs

Shelter and Housing

YWCA is the sole provider of specialized domestic violence shelter and housing in Greater Cincinnati. These residential services provide safety from violence and offer the stability and support survivors need to heal.

Youth Services and Resources

Programs and resources to support the healthy upbringing, relationship building, and needs of school-aged children.

Intervention Services

Programs and resources to aid those in need of domestic violence-related intervention.

 

 

What is Intimate Partner Violence?

Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is a pattern of abusive behavior used by one person to gain and maintain power and control over another person in an intimate partner relationship. Anyone can experience IPV, regardless of age, gender, ethnic group, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, income level, job skills, or level of formal education. Abusers may be spouses, ex-spouses, partners, or dates.

Violence is pervasive with 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men experiencing IPV in their lifetime. Therefore, any approach to ending the epidemic of abuse in our society requires a multifaceted approach that includes both prevention and intervention. 

 

 

ALWAYS REMEMBER

Abuse is never your fault. You have a right to feel safe in your relationship, and you deserve to live your life free from violence. YWCA Greater Cincinnati can help.

INTERNET SAFETY

Computer use can be monitored, and it is impossible to completely clear all website footprints. If you are at a computer that your abuser cannot access directly or remotely.

GET THE FACTS

Read the YWCA Fact Sheet to learn more about the Violence Against Women Act and the YWCA’s position on anti-violence policy and legislation.

 

 

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