Domestic Violence

The Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence

"If you are a victim you can get help. The Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence is dedicated to serving you. Call our toll-free 24-hour crisis line. Safe shelters across the state will open their doors for you and your children. Many other services are available. There is no excuse for domestic violence."

This website gives information about the organization, information concerning why abusers batter, the effects of domestic violence on children, dating violence, statistics and facts, advice for friends of a domestic violence victim, legal information, and shelter locations throughout the state of Alabama. It also discusses the barriers to leaving an abusive situation.

Domestic Violence Hotline USA:  1-800-799-7233

Statistics on Domestic Violence

National Network to End Domestic Violence Report:

Domestic Violence Counts 2012


Of the 20,290 violent offenses* reported in 2011, 10% were domestic violence incidents.

*Excluding simple assaults

There were 26 domestic homicides reported in 2011, representing 8% of the 311 homicides reported in Alabama for that year.

These statistics are from the Alabama Department of Criminal Justice.  More statistics can be found here:

Reported Nationwide

Quote startNearly 1.3 million women and about 835,000 men are assaulted by their partner every year in the United StatesQuote end


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Abuse Recovery Ministry & Services

“ARMS Mission is to provide educational counseling and awareness programs to individuals faced with domestic abuse.  Using biblical principles, we encourage beliefs and behaviors that heal and promote healthy lifestyles.”

Abuse Recovery Ministry & Services (ARMS) provides “Her Journey” which is a series of classes designed to help women talk through their healing from domestic violence and abuse.  The website provides helpful handouts in .pdf format also.  You can also read personal testimonies on the site.


CoDA (Co-Dependents Anonymous)

CoDA’s website has a wealth of information for those who suffer from the compulsive behavior of codependence.  The organization relies upon an adapted version of the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions.  The website offers a wealth of good information, as well as a search function which allows you to locate either a meeting close to you or an online meeting.