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If you are in danger, you can call any of these numbers right now.

Call 911 now if you are in danger or have an emergency, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Call 1-800-897-LINK (5465) for fully confidential help. The Utah LINKline operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at:
1-800-799-SAFE (7233).

What Is Domestic Violence?

We define domestic violence as a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over another intimate partner.

Where to Get Help

The Statewide Domestic Violence Info-line will LINK you to free help, including counseling, shelter, and other services.

Call 1-800-897-LINK (5465). The LINKline operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Are you looking for domestic violence services? Use our Shelter map to find the location nearest you.

Domestic violence used to be thought of as a family problem, a private issue in which outsiders should not get involved. The truth is, domestic violence affects everyone! Domestic violence is both a public saftey and public health issue. 

Legal Aid

Legal Aid Society's Domestic Violence Victim Assistance program provides full legal representation to victims of domestic violence to obtain a protective order against a cohabitant abuser or a civil stalking injunction against a non-cohabitant abuser. This service is provided free of charge, regardless of the applicant’s income.

Signs of An Abusive Relationship

Do you:

  • Feel afraid of your partner much of the time
  • Avoid certain topics out of fear of angering your partner
  • Feel that you can’t do anything right for your partner
  • Believe that you deserve to be hurt or mistreated
  • Wonder if you’re the one who is crazy
  • Feel emotionally numb or helpless 
  • Feel spirit broken

Does your partner:

  • Humiliate, criticize, or yell at you
  • Treat you so badly that you’re embarrassed for friends or family to see
  • Ignore or put down your opinions or accomplishments
  • Blame you for his or her abusive behavior
  • See you as property or a sex object rather than a person
  • Have a bad and unpredictable temper
  • Hurt you or threaten to hurt or kill you
  • Threaten to take your children away or harm them
  • Threaten to commit suicide if you leave
  • Force you to have sex
  • Destroy your belongings
  • Act excessively jealous and possessive
  • Control where you go or what you do
  • Prevent you from seeing friends or family
  • Limit your access to money, a phone, the car
  • Constantly check up on you

Get more information on domestic violence and abuse:

Call 1-800-897-LINK (5465). The LINKline operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.