To Educate: What knowledge do we need to share?  

         1. Safety escape tips

         2. Evaluating if a person is in abuse
         3. Evaluating if a person is in violence
         4. Deciding to leave abuse immediately (or not leave now)

         5. Resources for specific needs: housing; counseling; churches; network for services (government/ private)
         6. Legal assistance (criminal/ civil)
         7. Where to go for social services
         8. Qualifications for: Food Stamps/ SNAP card; CHIPS/ Medicaid for children’s and pregnancy/ newborn healthcare;

         Legal Aid (one legal free appointment); Unemployment Insurance; job training; Texas WorkForce Solutions;

         Affordable Care Act (adult healthcare); clothing and work wardrobe; food banks
         9. Managing comments and behaviors of ignorant or disbelieving friends/ family/ workplace
         10. Protective orders, trespass orders, and other legal matters to 
         11. Action steps to safe departure: keys, clothes, documents, location selected, helpers, prayers, confidence
         12. Violence/ Equality pie charts on this web site (mirrors of recognition to increase felt need to act)
         13. National Domestic Violence Hotline and other state and local contacts for Dallas/ Collin/ Tarrant counties
         14. Educate the public on how to disagree in a healthy way, free of abuse


         15. We continue to coordinate and volunteer with various domestic violence prevention, counseling, and

         shelter nonprofit organizations to maximize helpful service to the public.