California Partnership to End Domestic Violence
The California state-wide coalition of domestic violence survivor service agencies.
National Network to End Domestic Violence
The national coalition website, with links to other state organizations.
Commission for the Prevention of Violence Against Women
The City of Santa Cruz Commission for the Prevention of Violence Against Women
National Domestic Violence Hotline
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1.800.799.SAFE
Signs of Being a Victim of an Abusive Relationship:
- Fear your partner?
- Watch what you say/ do for fear of angering your partner?
- Feel isolated from friends and/or family?
- Feel numb or helpless?
- Feel you can’t do anything right for your partner?
- Believe you deserve to be hurt or mistreated?
If you answered yes to any of the questions and would like to speak to an advocate, please call our office at (831) 722-4532 or call our 24 hour crisis line 1-888-900-4232.
The Cycle of Violence
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The Cycle of Violence depicts a pattern often experienced in abusive relationships. The three phases, honeymoon, tension, and violence repeat over and over. Domestic violence is a pattern of abuse in an intimate relationship that escalates over time.