A study conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice showed that 1 out of every four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. Domestic violence is a problem that affects all segments of society and has a profound impact, both physically and mentally on all members of the family.
The Plainsboro Police Department assists the victim’s of domestic violence and seeks to provide protection and support. As part of the support system, a victim can contact the department 24 hours a day by calling 911 in an emergency or 609-799-2333. We also provide support and assistance through the Domestic Violence Team (DVRT). The DVRT is made up of civilian volunteers who can help advise and counsel the victims about their options.
Please see links below for more information:
|Symptoms of Abuse - Threats, Power Misuse, and Control|
|Domestic Violence Response Team Counseling|
|A Sample Separation Safety Plan|
Womanspace. Lawrenceville, New Jersey
1-800-572-SAFE (7233) | National: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
Women Aware, Middlesex County (for female or male victims)
24 Hour Hotline: 1-732-249-4504 | Office: 1-732-249-4900
Manavi, (Organization for South Asian Women) 1-732-435-1414