When I think back on that part of my life, the one thing that stands out the most is not the abuse, but the services, support, compassion and concern that was offered to me. Support empowered me to take control of my life, and to have faith that there was light at the end of the tunnel.
- Vera House client
Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault
In this section, you'll find helpful definitions and warning signs for domestic violence and sexual assault. We have included information about how to prevent sexual assault and provided a list of resources dealing with both domestic and sexual violence. You will also find a special Deaf Web Page which includes videos in American Sign Language and other resources for the Deaf Community. You will learn more about our Silent Witness Exhibit, which tells the stories of several local women who lost their lives as a result of domestic violence. We have included a special section for survivors of domestic and sexual abuse, featuring beautiful artwork and stories of pain, hope, and healing.
Click the links under "Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault" above to learn more.