|Domestic violence is physical, mental, sexual or
emotional abuse in an intimate relationship. It occurs when one person
uses abusive tactics to gain power and control over a partner or former
Domestic violence hits homes in every
community. It has a devastating effect on victims, children, families
If you are a victim you can get help.
The Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence is dedicated to serving
you. Call our toll-free 24-hour crisis line. Safe shelters across the
state will open their doors for you and your children. Many other
services are available. There is no excuse for domestic violence.No one deserves
to be abused.