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Fact Sheets

Are you being abused?
Are you being abusive?
Common Misperceptions of Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence and Its Effects on Children
Domestic Violence as a Major Public Health Issue
Health Effects of Domestic Violence
How can my church help?

Concrete activities that congregations and faith communities can undertake to help win the war against domestic violence

How to help someone who is being abused

Do’s and Don’ts for Clergy and Faith Leaders (so you can be a help, and not a hindrance)

Is it really ABUSE?

Excerpts from Why Does He Do That? Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men, by Lundy Bancroft (2002).

Is someone you know being abused?

Warning signs of domestic violence

Legal Help 101

Free or Low-Cost Legal Representation & Consultation Services in Santa Clara County For Family Law cases (divorce/ legal separation, custody/visitation, domestic violence)

Love Is Not Abusive

Scripture declares that "There is no fear in love" (1 John 4:18, NKJV). God's love is perfect. It "casts out fear, because fear involves torment" (NKJV). There is no greater torment than being abused by someone who claims to love you. 1 Cor 13, often referred to as “the love chapter” in the Bible, provides necessary clarity on what Love is and what Love is not.

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