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If you are in immediate danger, call 911

Washington State Domestic Violence Hotline- Call everyday between 8am-5pm  1-800-562-6025

King County Deaf Hotline- 24 hours everyday  206-812-1001 (videophone)

National Deaf Hotline- 9am-5pm M-F  855-812-1001 (videophone) or email Deafhelp@thehotline.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline 1.800.799.7233

National Dating Abuse Help Line  1.866.331.9474 or text 77054

Domestic violence is any behavior where one individual tries to exert control or power over another. It can be physical, sexual, emotional, financial or psychological in nature.

Domestic violence does not discriminate.  It encompasses all races, religions, ages, sexual orientations and genders and touches all socio-economic backgrounds and education levels.

What to look for:

  • Extreme jealousy or insecurity
  • Explosive temper
  • Isolating you from family and friends
  • Mood swings and possessiveness
  • Trying to control you or your money
  • Checking your cell phone or email without permission

How to help a friend:

  • Meet in a safe, private place to talk
  • Respect their privacy
  • Don’t pressure them to leave
  • Support by listening and not judging or criticizing
  • Seek support from domestic violence agencies