Who We HelpHelping Starts With Understanding
Women in Potentially Destructive and Harmful Relationships
Do you constantly find yourself “walking on eggshells” in order to avoid upsetting your partner? Does your partner constantly criticize you? Are you confused about what a healthy relationship looks like?
How We Help Individuals
We offer hope and healing to victims of domestic abuse, emotionally destructive relationships, and sexual assault by offering practical assistance and counsel to individuals affected by domestic abuse. We also offer education and mentoring to individuals to organizations in order to equip them and help improve responses to these complex issues. We believe God’s heart is for the oppressed and long to see the captives set free. (Isaiah 61:1-4) As His people we seek to answer this call in the following ways:
For many abused women, the first person they reach out to is a ministry leader or pastor. How can you as a pastor or church leader tell the difference between a disappointing marriage and an abusive one? What do you do when the stories don’t match? How can you make sure you’re keeping the true victim safe and holding the abuser accountable in order to care for both of them without harming either one of them?
How We Help Churches
We host educational events and training to equip churches and ministry leaders from a biblical perspective to be able to provide the best possible outcome for a destructive marriage. We can connect you with resources, work closely with your staff to help with situations that arise. We will work within your theological framework as long as it does not endanger victims.
Counselors and People Helpers
Are you providing marriage counseling or mentoring to a couple and confused by how it’s going? Do you know what red flags to look for and how to counsel a marriage devastated by abuse? How do you tell when a relationship crosses the line to abuse? Do you clearly see an abusive situation and need to know what the next steps are?
How We Help Counselors and People Helpers
We have a number of training videos as well as providing advocacy consultation and resources. Many counselors and people helpers choose to take our advocacy training program in order to learn all they can about ways to help their clients.
Friends and Family
Are you heartbroken by a situation you’ve been made aware of in your family or circle of friends? Has someone you love suddenly cut off contact, especially after beginning a new relationship? Has someone told you they think they are in an abusive relationship, but you’re not sure and want to understand more about the dynamics of domestic abuse?