Get Help for You or a Friend 

If You are in an Abusive Relationship

Your first step is to create a Safety Plan. TESSA's Confidential Advocates can help. Contact us!

TESSA's exceptional staff can help you, and your children, in a number of ways including:

  • Safe Shelter
  • Case Management
  • Counseling
  • Connections to Community Resources
  • Parent Coaching
  • Much More

Love is not supposed to hurt. TESSA is here to support you on the path to a safe life for you and your family.  

If Somone You Know is an Abusive Relationship

  • Don't Gossip
  • Believe their Story
  • Tell the Victim that they Do Not Deserve Abuse
  • Know your Local Resources
  • Encourage the Victim to Contact TESSA for Help

Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault are left in trauma. Fear (for themselves, their children, other family members, etc.) can convince a victim that they have no options. By offering support and understanding, you might save a life.





Love is Respect provides peer mentors 24/7 online, by text and by phone for youth and young adults.


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