Domestic Violence

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Housing Rights For Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Survivors

Information regarding housing rights for domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking survivors.

Know the Laws: Oregon

Learn about laws that help survivors at www.WomensLaw.org. Includes access to forms and information about Federal, Oregon, Tribal and Religious laws that affect survivors.

Animation: Workplace Rights for Survivors

Animation explaining workplace rights for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking in Oregon.

Animation: Workplace Rights for Survivors

Animation explaining workplace rights for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking in Oregon.

Workplace Rights for Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assualt or Stalking

Your job and your safety are important. Laws in Oregon protect workers who are victims of domestic violence, stalking and sexual assault.

Are You Being Hurt by Someone?

Information to help you identify whether you or anyone you know is a victim of abuse. http://www.oregon.gov/DHS/abuse/domestic/

Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

Information about domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and elder abuse.

Reporting of Abuse and Neglect

Information about the reporting of abuse and neglect of seniors and persons with disabilities.

DHS Guide to Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Services

Information and services for domestic violence survivors, including shelters, safe homes and counseling, throughout Oregon.

Getting Help in Other States

How to find help and domestic violence resources in other states.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

The National Domestic Violence Hotline creates access by providing 24-hour support through advocacy, safety planning, resources and hope to everyone affected by domestic violence. 1.800.799.SAFE (7233) 1.800.787.3224 (TTY) Anonymous & Confidential Help 24/7.

Oregon Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Resources

Domestic violence and sexual assault programs in Oregon.

Overview of Legal Protections for Domestic Violence Survivors

Legal actions you may wish to consider if you have been a victim of domestic violence.

Telephone Assistance Program For Those At Significant Risk of Abuse

A link to information on how those at significant risk of abuse can avoid having their telephone service disconnected--even after falling behind on telephone bills. For more information, call the Oregon Public Utility Commission at 1-800-522-2404.

Temporary Assistance for Domestic Violence Survivors (TA-DVS)

Information about funds that might be available through the Oregon DHS TA-DVS program for domestic violence survivors if needed for safety. These funds may also be available for domestic or sexual assault survivors or stalking survivors.

Address Confidentiality Program (ACP)

The Address Confidentiality Program enables victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking to keep their residential address information confidential. The program is designed to prevent offenders from using state and local government records to locate their victims.

Confidentiality / Privacy Protections for Survivors

If you have been a victim of sexual assault, domestic violence, or stalking, you may want to take steps to keep information about you away from your abuser. This pamphlet has information about some of the ways you can keep your information private.

Domestic Violence and Guns

The brochure was prepared by the Oregon Firearms and Domestic Violence Task Force. It provides information about safety planning, the risks presented by firearms, and state and federal firearms laws.

Internet and Tech Safety Tips for Survivors

Link to NNEDV's Safety Net: National Safe & Strategic Technology Project. The project has numerous resources to help victims and agencies respond effectively to the many ways that technology impacts victims of domestic and dating violence, sexual violence and stalking.

Oregon's Workplace Protections for Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault or Stalking

Information about protections for Oregon employees who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, including protection from job discrimination, reasonable workplace safety accommodations and reasonable leave time from work to address safety matters.

Safety Plans - Domestic Violence

Personal and work place safety plans.

Safety Tips for You and Your Family

Information provided by the American Bar Association about things that you can do to make yourself and your family safer.

Tech Safety Planning for Survivors

This handout provides simple but critical tips about phone, computer, email, and other technology use to discuss if someone you know is in danger.

What Do You Need to Be Safe?

Information about domestic violence and about assistance that DHS can provide to help you leave an abusive situation.

What is Safety Planning?

Safety planning for someone involved in an abusive relationship is a necessary and important step. Get more information at this website.

Animation: Overview of Protective Orders in Oregon

Animated overview of Protective Orders (also known as restraining orders) in Oregon

FAPA Hearing Checklist

A brief overview of how to prepare for a contested Family Abuse Prevention Act (FAPA) restraining order hearing.

FAPA Restraining Order Process

A chart illustrating the Family Abuse Prevention Act Restraining Order process in Oregon.

How to Get a Family Abuse Prevention Act Restraining Order

Information about Family Abuse Prevention Act (FAPA) Restraining Orders to help protect you from domestic violence.

How to Get a FAPA Restraining Order in Multnomah County

Detailed information about how to get a Family Abuse Prevention Act restraining order in Multnomah County.

How to Prepare for Your Contested Restraining Order Hearing

How to prepare for a hearing if your restraining order or order of protection is being contested.

Information for Respondents in a FAPA Restraining Order

Information on what to do if you were served with a Family Abuse Prevention Act Restraining Order.

Links to Court Forms and Information for Respondents in a Restraining Order Case

Links to instructions and forms for respondents in contested Family Abuse Prevention Act (FAPA) restraining orders.

Overview of Legal Protections for Domestic Violence Survivors

Legal actions you may wish to consider if you have been a victim of domestic violence.

Parenting Plans

Information about developing parenting time plans, including specific information for when you have safety concerns for you or your children.

Parenting Time in your Family Abuse Prevention Act Restraining Order

Information about parenting time (visitation) arrangements that can be ordered in a restraining order case.

A Legal Guide for Oregon Advocates

A reference tool for advocates who work with domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking survivors in Oregon.

Accessibility to Oregon Courts

Information about requesting accommodation for disabilities in order to use the state court system's services or facilities.

Everyone Deserves to Feel Safe at Home - Temporary Assistance is Available

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.

Information and Resources about Public Health and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Information and resources about Coronavirus (COVID-19) for concerned Oregonians.

Crime Victims' Rights

Information about the legal rights guaranteed to victims of crime under Oregon laws.

OJD Family Law Website

The Oregon Judicial Department (OJD) Family Law Website provides information about family law services and resources in Oregon, and offers statewide forms for use in family law proceedings. The website includes information, forms and resources for domestic violence, stalking, and elder abuse survivors.

Resources for families experiencing divorce, separation, or domestic violence during COVID-19

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.

Are You Being Hurt by Someone?

Information to help you identify whether you or anyone you know is a victim of abuse. http://www.oregon.gov/DHS/abuse/domestic/

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