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Dealing with Domestic Violence? Here is how to get help

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Donna D'Andrea, victim advocate with the Atlantic County Women's Center

If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, sexual violence or human trafficking, there is help.


Call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 800-799-SAFE (7233) or visit

For more information about the New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence, see or call 609-584-8107. For immediate assistance, call 800-572-SAFE (7233).

For more information about Womanspace, see For immediate assistance, call 609-394-9000.


For more information about The Women's Center of Atlantic County and the services they offer, visit or call their 24-hour crisis hotline at 800-286-4184 or 609-646-6767.

For more information about the Southern Jersey Association of Black Social Workers, visit or call 609-957-0043.


For more information about The Coalition Against Rape and Abuse, visit or call 877-294-2272 or 609-522-6489.

For more information about Families Matter, LLC, in Lower Township, visit or call 877-733-0400 or 609-886-8666.


For more information about the Center for Family Services, see or call 856-696-2032. For immediate assistance, call 800-225-0196.


For more information about Providence House, see or call 732-262-3143. For immediate assistance, call 732-244-8259.


For information on Deaf Advocacy Project, see or email, video phone 609-434-3838, text 609-498-2491. Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals can text message 24/7 at 609-619-1888.

For a list of services throughout the country, see

Contact: 609-272-7251

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I began covering South Jersey in 2008 after graduating from Rowan University with a degree in journalism. I joined The Press in 2015. In 2013, I was awarded a NJPA award for feature writing as a reporter for The Current of Hamilton Township.