I Am Living In Fear
Trapped Between Domestic Violence and Homelessness*
When a woman leaves an abusive relationship, she often has nowhere to go. This is particularly true of women with few resources. Lack of affordable housing and long waiting lists for assisted housing mean that many women and their children are forced to choose between abuse at home or the streets.
To find out more information or to get help, please contact the Domestic Violence Hotline at (318) 226-5015 or (888) 411-1333
*Please note: As of June 30, 2014, Providence House will no longer operate a Domestic Violence shelter.
www.loveisnotabuse.com – Liz Claiborne’s teen dating violence website has great information for both those living with violence and their friends and family.
www.ncadv.org – The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence website contains current information for survivors and those dealing with violence.
www.endabuselb.org – The Family Violence Prevention Fund website provides materials which can be ordered, including “No Excuse for Abuse” materials and health care provider brochures.
www.nrcdv.org – The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence website features various publications and resources for organizations and individuals working to end domestic violence.
www.ncvc.org – The National Center for Victims of Crime information site includes materials on domestic violence, stalking, and sexual assault.
www.womenslaw.org – Women's Law is a legal information website, including referrals and detailed protective/restraining order information, state by state.