Domestic Violence Shelters: Find Help for Yourself and for Others.

Click on your state (in the map or in the drop-down menu) to find contact information for 1) advocates in local domestic violence programs and shelters; 2) legal assistance organizations; 3) courthouse locations where you can file for a protection order; 4) sheriff departments. If you need to talk to someone about an abusive relationship, you can call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233. Read more at

SCCADVASA is the statewide coalition of organizations providing intervention services to victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and Primary Prevention programs to students and communities across the state. Read more at

Domestic Violence Victim Assistance Coordinator for the Town of Summerville.

Toni Hood is the Victim Assistance Coordinator for the Town of Summerville. She has over twenty years of experience working with law enforcement and the court systems. Toni has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Limestone College, and is a graduate of the National Victim Assistance Academy. She received her state certification through the South Carolina Victim Assistance Standards and Certification Board and has been advocating for crime victims since 1998. She is a member of the Tri-County Victims Counsel and South Carolina Law Enforcement Victim Advocate Association. Toni began working for the Town of Summerville in 2012.. Law enforcement based advocates provide immediate crisis intervention to victims of violent crimes as well as others who are going through traumatic situations. Having advocates on duty and on call around the clock to respond to crime scenes has proven to be one of the most valuable resources to victims. The victim advocate responds immediately to assist victims/survivors of crime with crisis services, which often make the difference between their emotional well being in the aftermath of tragedy. Read more at

Domestic Violence Therapists in Summerville, SC.

If you’re looking for help with domestic violence in Summerville or for a Summerville domestic violence therapist, these professionals provide confidential support for spousal abuse or for individuals and couples in a violent relationship. They include domestic violence therapists and domestic violence psychologists who conduct domestic violence counseling. A therapist can help with children as victims of domestic violence, support for battered women and referrals to shelters in Summerville. Therapists can help identify the signs of domestic violence, the differences between men and women as victims of domestic violence, and the distinctions of passive aggressive behavior. If you think you may be a victim of domestic violence in Summerville, please seek help soon and learn how to stop or prevent it escalating further. Read more at