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Mailing Address:

Community Support Services
Valerie C. Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive, Suite 2000
Charlotte, NC 28208

Office Location:

Valerie C. Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive, Suite 2000
Charlotte, NC 28208

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact

CSS Communications

Key Initiatives

​Domestic Violence Information

Thank you for seeking more information about domestic violence. On this page you will find information on what domestic violence is, information on who to contact if you are experiencing domestic violence, domestic violence statistics, and downloadable content.


What is Domestic Violence?

  • A pattern of power and control over a dating parter/partner/ex-partner.

What are the Warning Signs of Domestic Violence?

  • Your partner is controlling about what you do, who you talk to, people you see, and where you go.
  • Your partner accuses you of cheating.
  • Your partner discourages you from having relationships with family and friends.
  • Your partner is always blaming you/making you feel guilty.
  • Your partner is always trying to be the one in power/have the upper hand.
  • Your partner monitors your phone calls, messages, media, and email.
  • Your partner calls and texts you excessively.
  • Your partner keeps track of your time and location.
  • Your partner forces you to have sex against your will.
  • Your partner criticizes and humiliates you.
  • Your partner hits, slaps, punches, or strangles you.
  • Your partner uses your children against you.
  • Your partner controls the money/finances.


For Emergencies/Immediate Danger

  • Police/Ambulance/Fire.................................................................... 911

For Immediate Support for Domestic Violence

  • Greater Charlotte Hope Line........................................................... 980-771-4673
      • Local 24-hour hotline for domestic violence or sexual assault, parenting support, domestic violence shelter
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline (TheHotline.org)..................... 800-799-SAFE (7233)
      • 24-hour national hotline for domestic violence
  • National Teen Dating Violence Hotline (Loveisrespect.org)............ 866-331-9474
      • To speak to peer advocates who can give crisis counseling to teenagers/young adults

Counseling Services for Domestic Violence

  • Mecklenburg County Community Support Services........................ 704-336-3210
      • For adults experiencing domestic violence or child/youth who have witnessed domestic violence

Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Center

  • Local 24-hour Hotline/Domestic Violence Shelter........................... 980-314-8680
      • For peole looking to safely exchange their child or have safe visitation for their children

Survivor Resource Center


Downloadable Electronic Resources

  • We have compiled a list of electronic resources and information here.

Domestic Violence Statistics

  • We have compiled a resource list for statistics here.

Statewide Domestic Violence Services

  • Visit the NC Council for Women's directory to find domestic violence programs throughout North Carolina










Address

Mailing Address:

Community Support Services
Valerie C. Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive, Suite 2000
Charlotte, NC 28208

Office Location:

Valerie C. Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive, Suite 2000
Charlotte, NC 28208

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact

CSS Communications

Key Initiatives

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