For individuals in Stark County who are planning to leave or have recently left a violent relationship, a safety plan is a helpful tool to outline practical ways to remain safe during the transition. A good safety plan is designed uniquely for your situation. It can include recommendations for ways to cope and heal, communicate the abuse, take legal action and more. Find local resources to help you develop your safety plan.
To report domestic violence or to find a path to safety, call one of the hotline numbers below. Caring intake specialists are available 24 hours a day to offer confidential guidance and support.
Text 4hope to 741741
Based on your current situation, learn where to begin to develop a safety plan.
Cleveland area organization that provides advocacy, education and support to victims of domestic violence.
Customize a plan for your escape to safety.
Resources and information for victims of domestic violence.
Seeks to end the cycle of violence through training, education and advocacy.
Helpful information you should know as you prepare to leave an abusive relationship.
Learn about types of safety planning, tips for leaving a relationship and legal information to help protect you and your loved ones.
Emergency shelter and support services for domestic violence survivors in Northeast Ohio.