Domestic violence resources in San Francisco and the United States
I take no pleasure in imagining that the stress we’re all experiencing as a result of COVID-19 combined with the strains of sheltering in place have resulted in an increase in domestic violence.
If you’re experiencing domestic violence, please know that help is out there. If you’re NOT experiencing domestic violence, please help spread the word about relevant resources so that the folx who need help can get it.
Here are some of the resources that are available in the United States, at a national level:
Here are some of the resources available in San Francisco:
Please forward this list far and wide - or create your own list of local resources, and post it for everyone you know to see. And of course, if you work in support of preventing and addressing domestic violence, and healing the cycles of pain that contribute to it, thank you, thank you, thank you.
Stay safe, everyone. Let's get through this together.