How Can I Help Someone?

If you suspect domestic violence or abuse


  • Ask if something is wrong.
  • Express concern
  • Listen and validate
  • Support their decision
  • Refer to a CRA Advocate


  • Wait for him or her to come to you.
  • Judge or blame
  • Pressure him or her
  • Give advice
  • Place conditions on your support

Call our 24/7 Crisis Line, 800-261-7233 to speak with an advocate.

CRA provides services to all people who are in need, regardless of their ethnicity, nationality, gender, race, religion, age or sexual orientation.

All services are free and confidential.