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24/7 Hotline

You can always call our 24-hour crisis line at  704-690-0362. There is always someone here to help, 24-hours a day 7 days a week.

Protect Yourself

Remember to First call 9-1-1 if you are in immediate danger. If you are in a crisis, call 704-694-4499, Monday through Friday, 9 AM until 4 PM. After hours call our 24-hour crisis line at 704-690-0362. There is always some here to help, 24-hours a day 7 days a week.

Prevent It

There are also things you can do to help prevent yourself from being abused and sexually assaulted. A safety plan is one of those things. The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence provides a generic safety plan as well as one you can personalize.

  • Safety Plan
  • My Personal Safety Plan
  • Tips for Court

    If you decide to file for a protective order there are some general tips to follow.

    When getting ready for court

  • Make sure you are on time.
  • Don’t plan on bringing children to court.
  • If you have any evidence, bring it with you (pictures, phone messages clothing ect.) to prove your case.
  • Wear clean, conservative clothes. Wear what you would to a job interview.
  • While in court

  • It is very important to tell the truth and stick to the facts while in court.
  • Use dates and be specific with your facts.
  • Respectfully answer the questions the judge asks you.
  • It is very important that you not argue with either the judge or the defendant.
  • If you need more help getting ready for court or filing for the protective order you can contact us from 9 AM to 4 PM at 704-694-4499.