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U.S. Domestic Violence Statistics
Domestic violence is an epidemic affecting individuals in every community regardless of age, economic status, sexual orientation, gender, race, religion, or nationality.
It is often accompanied by emotionally abusive and controlling behavior that is only a fraction of a systematic pattern of dominance and control.
Spousal Abuse Impacts the Entire Family
65% of domestic violence goes untreated
Assistance to Domestic Violence Victims
S.A.F.E serves three main counties in Southern West Virginia, McDowell, Mercer, and Wyoming. Mercer County ranked third in the state for domestic violence reported cases.
In the 2017-2018 year, S.A.F.E. provided the following support to victims of domestic violence:
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Mercer - 1162 hours | 969 clients
Wyoming - 340 hours | 202 clients
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