Home is not always a place of “shelter.” However, places of refuge and support are available, even during the coronavirus quarantine. If you or your loved ones are victims of domestic abuse or violence, you can still get help. Try these steadfast organizations:
Montgomery County Mobile Crisis
Provides immediate support for crisis situations, as well as assistance with managing recurring or future crises. Support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 1-855-634-HOPE (4673)
Children’s Crisis Support Hotline:
The Domestic Violence Legal Network of Montgomery County (DVLN)
DVLN has been established to act in assisting in making vital services available to domestic violence victims through the sharing of resources and expertise among law enforcement, government and community agencies.
Mission Kids provides a welcoming, comfortable environment where kids can openly share their trauma to begin the process of child abuse investigations. Age-appropriate interviews are conducted; referrals for additional assistance are offered.
Children’s Crisis Support Program
Immediate and ongoing support is available for children, teens, and their families. Get help managing a current crisis or developing a crisis-treatment plan.
Laurel House continues to provide advocacy and case management services, as well as meals and other needed supplies. as well as options to receive shelter from domestic abuse. Safety planning, resource referral, and support continue to be offered.
Confidential, 24-hour Hotline: 1-800-642-3150
Suicide Prevention Hotline: