Ad campaigns against domestic abuse vary widely in style but all seek to raise awareness and make an impact. If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, you have to do something about it! No one can help you if you don’t help yourself. Please share these videos with others to help raise awareness […]

Domestic violence is any form of violence by an intimate partner or by family members, regardless of where it takes place. Physical abuse, psychological abuse, or behavior that is aimed at intimidating and persecuting an individual can be considered domestic violence when it occurs in a family setting. These books tell the stories of and […]

These organizations and resources are available to help victims of domestic violence in Raleigh / Wake County, NC. InterAct of Wake County, North Carolina InterAct is a private, non-profit, United Way agency that provides safety, support, and awareness to victims and survivors of domestic violence and rape/sexual assault. InterAct fulfills this mission through the support […]

Restraining Order - Domestic Violence Protective Order

Restraining orders are called Domestic Violence Protective Orders (DVPOs).  They are also referred to as 50B Orders in North Carolina because that is the section of the General Statutes that authorizes these specialized orders. They are intended to protect the person who filed and also serve as warning to the Defendant that they must stop the […]