Wilton’s Domestic Violence Task Force is a group of men, women, and teens dedicated to increasing awareness among friends and neighbors of incidents of domestic and teen dating violence in our community. Listed below are online resources that provide more information about these topics.
Please contact Task Force President, Jennifer McNamara if you would like more information or to help.
Websites for domestic violence information:
- The Norwalk/Stamford Domestic Violence Crisis Center site includes an “Am I Being Abused? test.”
- The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides people with a toll-free number to call from anywhere in the country to access safety from their abusive relationships.
- Helpguide.org provides the warning signs and symptoms of domestic abuse.
- Medline Plus includes trusted medical information concerning, including national statistics.
- domesticviolence.com gives valuable tips on many topics, including how to get help from police and the courts.
Websites for Teen Dating Violence information:
- The Love is Respect website includes the relationship makeover quiz.
- Break the Cycle empowers teens to end violence in their relationships and homes.
- The Safe Space has information on the basics of teen dating violence, how to stay save, speak out, and take action.
- The Alabama Coalition against Domestic Violence includes a Dating Bill of Rights on their website.
- Liz Claiborne Inc. is committed to ending domestic violence and has a special section for teens on their Love is Not Abuse site.
- 20/20’s Tragic Tale of Teen Dating Violence.
- The National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center includes articles and fact sheets on teen dating violence.