Denise Callahan ~ ADVOCATE - Card #1

You call the domestic violence hotline and at first, you're afraid to speak because you live in such a small town, you wonder if you'll know the person on the other end of the line. But she assures you that she's from a different town, 100 miles away, and you begin to talk.

She tells you that she's very concerned for your physical safety and the safety of your kids. She asks you if you want to leave and you tell her that you're not sure. She asks you if you have any family members you could stay with and you say maybe your mom. She gives you information about shelters.

What's next?

If you want to go to your mom's for a while, go to:


If you want to go to the shelter, go to:

SHELTER - Card #1