Domestic violence can heighten during isolation. You’re not alone. DHS is still a resource for you and your children, as well as local domestic violence agencies.
Survivors of domestic and sexual violence, and families experiencing divorce or separation during COVID-19 have unique challenges. This resource includes information about the availability of protection orders and support from domestic/sexual violence advocacy programs during COVID-19. Also included is information regarding divorce, custody and other family law cases during COVID-19, as well as information about the COVID-19 stimulus payment that is specific to survivors and families going through divorce or custody disputes. Information regarding unemployment benefits, housing, food and safety net programs is also included.