Crisis Services of North Alabama's HOPE Place offers two facilities, providing safe, confidential, emergency shelter to adults and their children who are fleeing their home due to intimate partner violence. Intimate partner violence, also called domestic violence, battering, or spouse abuse, is a pattern of behavior exhibited by a spouse, ex-spouse, or current or former boyfriend/girlfriend. This pattern involves violence which may be physical, sexual, and/or psychological in nature and may include verbal threats and stalking. HOPE Place provides trauma-informed, comprehensive services to victims, including court advocacy, counseling for adult and child victims, case management, information and referrals, and educational instruction regarding health and safety issues, legal rights and employment interviewing.
Are you experiencing Domestic Violence?
Domestic Violence May Include...
Destruction of Property and/or Pets
If you have been abused or are in danger or under threat of danger, HOPE Place can provide safe and confidential emergency shelter. Love Shouldn't Hurt...
Characteristics of an Abusive Person
Warning Signs of an Abusive Relationship
If You Have Been Violent Toward Your Partner
Domestic Abuse and Children
If You Want To Leave