Dracula Domestic Violence Resources

Dracula: A Feminist Revenge Fantasy includes references to and depiction of domestic violence. If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence, there is help available. Call the 24-hour national hotline at 1-800-799-7233. 

La obra incluye referencias y representaciones de violencia doméstica. Si usted o alguien que conoce está experimentando violencia doméstica, hay ayuda disponible. Para ayuda en español, llama a la linea de crisis 24-horas: 1-651-772-1611. 

Local Louisville/Kentucky Resources: 

The Center for Women and Families - The Center for Women and Families provides trauma-informed advocacy and support for individuals, families and communities affected by intimate partner violence and sexual assault.  Services provided include crisis response, emergency shelter, sexual assault services, advocacy and support, housing, and children’s services. 
CALL 1-844-237-2331 or 502-581-7222 (24-hour hotline) 
WALK-IN at 927 S. 2nd Street Monday-Friday 9-5 
EMAIL contact@cwfempower.org 

SpringHaven, Inc - SpringHaven, Inc serves victims of domestic violence and their dependent children in Breckenridge County, Grayson County, Hardin County, LaRue County, Marion County, Meade County, Nelson County, and Washington County. SpringHaven, Inc offers 24-hour assistance 7 days a week with no charge for the crisis line, a safe place to stay for victims and their children, individual counseling, children’s programs, legal advocacy, and support groups. 
CALL (800) 767-5838 or (270) 769-1234 (24-hour hotline) 

The Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence - KCADV provides a strong, statewide voice on behalf of survivors and their children. KCADV also advocates on domestic violence-related issues at the state and federal levels, coordinates an annual conference with the Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault programs, and provides resources, training, and technical assistance to its member programs. 

Legal Aid Society of Louisville - Legal Aid Society's mission is to make justice accessible to all, regardless of financial status. Legal Aid Society provides legal assistance to individuals in matters related to divorce, custody and visitation, and child or spousal support when the physical safety of the individual or child is at risk. 

National Resources: 

National Domestic Violence Hotline - 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides essential tools and support to help survivors of domestic violence so they can live their lives free of abuse.  
CALL 1-800-799-7233 (24-hour hotline) 
TEXT “start” to 88788 
CHAT live at thehotline.org 

love is respect / National Dating Abuse Helpline - love is respect is the national resource to disrupt and prevent unhealthy relationships and intimate partner violence by empowering young people through inclusive and equitable education, support, and resources. love is respect offers 24/7 information, support, and advocacy to young people between the ages of 13 and 26 who have questions or concerns about their romantic relationships. 
CALL 1-866-331-9474 
TEXT “loveis” to 22522 
CHAT live at loveisrespect.org 

MoneyGeek Financial Support for Women Experiencing Domestic Violence - Many people, particularly women, fear for their economic well-being and become unsure of what to do. MoneyGeek shares options that can empower women to find support and assistance.

The Trevor Project | For Young LGBTQ Lives – You deserve a welcoming, loving world. And so do the people you care about. The Trevor Project provides 24/7 crisis support services to LGBTQ young people. Text, chat, or call anytime to reach a trained counselor. 
CALL 1-866-488-7386 (24-hour hotline) 
TEXT “start” to 678-678 
CHAT live at www.thetrevorproject.org/webchat 

Trans Lifeline - Trans Lifeline provides trans peer support for a community that’s been divested from police since day one. Run by and for trans people.  
CALL (877) 565-8860 (24-hour hotline) 

National Deaf Domestic Violence Hotline - NDDVH is available to Deaf callers across the nation. In partnership with the National Domestic Violence Hotline, Deaf NDDVH advocates answer videophone calls and emails 24/7. 
EMAIL nationaldeafhotline@adwas.org 
VIDEO CALL 855-812-1001 (24-hour hotline) 

The Initiative - The Initiative (previously known as the Domestic Violence Initiative or DVI) advocates for persons with disabilities who are victims of abuse. Through our direct services and our outreach program, The Initiative strives to create an abuse-free culture for all. 
CALL 303-839-5510 Monday-Friday 9-5 

Women of Color Network - WOCN, Inc. is a national grassroots initiative dedicated to building the capacity of women of color advocates responding to violence against women of color. 

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence – NCADV's mission is to lead, mobilize and raise their voices to support efforts that demand a change of conditions that lead to domestic violence such as patriarchy, privilege, racism, sexism, and classism. They are dedicated to supporting survivors and holding offenders accountable and supporting advocates. 

Futures Without Violence - Futures provides groundbreaking programs, policies, and campaigns that empower individuals and organizations working to end violence against women and children around the world. 

The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health - NCDVTMH enhances agency- and system-level responses to survivors and their families through comprehensive training and technical assistance, research and evaluation, policy development, and public awareness. 

Learn to Cope - Addiction & Recovery Support Network - Learn to Cope is a peer-led support network that offers education, resources, and hope for family members and friends who have loved ones affected by substance use disorder. 

Alcohol Rehab - Instead of providing direct medical treatment, Addiction Center works with nationally recognized treatment facilities to provide treatment counseling, rehab placement and insurance/financial consultations for those seeking help. Our site also has a 24/7 confidential hotline that can match an individual with the best treatment center for their unique needs.

Learn & Advocate: 
Kentucky Domestic Violence Statistics 
National Domestic Violence Statistics 
Wife Rape Fact Sheet 
Warning Signs of Abuse