If you are in a relationship with an abusive partner and you fear for your safety, you can seek help by calling the Domestic Abuse Family Shelter at 1.800.649.1092 or W.I.N.G.S. 601.684.9111. Help is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. However, if you are in immediate danger then you should call 911 right away.
Clients can also seek support with getting connected to domestic violence services by calling the MS Coalition Against Domestic Violence at 1.800.898.3234 or the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1.800.799.SAFE (7233).
Domestic violence can take many forms and it involves behavior that is used to establish power and control over another person. This is often done through fear and intimidation over a period of time, using threats and verbal, emotional, or physical abuse. Domestic violence can happen to anyone and everyone deserves to feel safe and respected.