WEST VIRGINIA (WOAY) – It’s an especially dangerous time for victims of domestic abuse.
With neither the victim or the abuser going to work, it makes for an unsafe situation in some families where the victim now has no safe-zone. The Women’s Resource Center urges those who know victims to check in on them during the self-quarantine period.
“As a team, we are concerned about the frequency of domestic violence now and the severity,” said Patricia Bailey. “If you are in immediate danger, extreme danger, call 911.”
The Women’s Resource Center is considered essential and will continue to operate during the Stay At Home Order.
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