Domestic Violence Information
Cycle of ViolenceViolence in a relationship comes in waves. This diagram explains the different stages of the cycle of violence.
Power and Control WheelPhysical and sexual assault are the most apparent forms of domestic violence, but are not the only forms of abuse. The Power & Control Wheel depicts other types of abuse that are less easily identified, but are just as effective at establishing control in a relationship.
Respect WheelThe Respect Wheel outlines behaviors and actions that signify equality in a relationship.
Why Leaving Isn't EasyAlthough many victims do leave their partners who abuse, there are many potential consequences that make the desicion to leave a difficult one to make. These factors can be emotional, physical, cultural, or financial.
Safety Plan BrochureThis brochure explains how to make a personal plan to stay safe at home, at work, if you are leaving etc.
Red FlagsAlthough no one can fuly predict wheather or not a relationship will turn out to be abusive, some warning signs do exist.
Why They BatterAlthough each case is different and no one can predict if a relationship will become abusive, there are three major theoretical approaches that attempt to explain why men and women are abuse.
What Can I Do to Help?This brochure gives you tips on what to do if someone you know is being abused.
Checklist for Assessing Change in BatterersThis checklist explains signs of real change in an abuser.
Impacts on ChildrenThis chart explains how domestic violence may effect key aspects of child development.
Dating Violence BrochureThis brochure includes information what dating abuse is and on the warning signs of abuse.
Golden House Services
Domestic Violence Later in Life BrochureThis support group is for women over 50 who want to share about the effects of domestic abuse later in life. See the brochure for more information.
Support GroupsThis brochure provides information about the women's and the children's support groups.
How to Get a Restraining OrderThis brochure explains what a restraining order is, what a harassment restraining order is, and what the process is to obtain one.
Adopt-a-FamilyOur Adopt-A-Family program helps families have a brighter Christmas each year! View the 2013 sponsor guidelines to see how you can get involved.
Holiday Volunteer and Donation OpportunitiesA list of special holiday volunteer and donation opportunities.
Spring Brings New Beginnings: 2012 OverviewA reflection on services and funding in 2012 as well as the story of one family's successful transformation.