Find Safety & Independence Through Our Services
- We offer a 24-hour Crisis Line 365 days/year (608)365-1119 or (608)364-1065
-Find safety and independence through a varitety of services.
-Information and referral services are available 24-hours a day, every day.
-Legal advocacy is available for assistance with restraining orders and Victim Service Representatives.
-Our Children's Program serves children affected by domestic violence.
-Our parenting curriculum focuses on parenting in families that have experienced abuse.
-We offer support groups every week.
-Individual emotional support available 24 hours a day by our client support specialists by phone or in person.
-Everyone receiving services, whether residing in the shelter or in the community, has access to a case manager for support and assistance in achieving their goals.
What can I do if I am being abused?
- If you, or someone else, is in danger, call 911.
- Call the BDVSC Crisis Line for support and information.
- Get medical attention if you or someone else is hurt. Tell the doctor how the injury occurred and ask that it be documented.
- Have someone take pictures of the injuries and date them.
-A Domestic Violence Restraining Order is free and is available through BDVSC or your community court house.
- Make a "safety plan". Include a safe place to call or go for yourself and your children. Pack and hide a bag with money, identification, important papers, extra keys, clothing and medication.
- Talk with someone safe and supportive.
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Kelsey M. Hood- Christenson