If someone needs information on any of these services, the number is 1-800-707-8882.Cumberland Heights also seems to have a program for women perpetrators of violence.I called and talked with an employee there, and they provide services for everyone -- men, women, straight or gay.They also told me that there is a shelter for gay men and lesbian women there (call 619-692-2077) and the YWCA has counseling services for men that are abused (call 619-270-4504).Advocates are trained to talk to callers of all genders and sexual preferences providing safety planning, advocacy based counseling and community resource referral. (7/6/98) The Washington State Domestic Violence Hotline can be reached toll-free at 800-562-6025. Their website is almost completely in gender-neutral language, and their mandate is inclusive of all abuse victims (and possibly perpetrators as well).
Their celibacy combined with external and internal societal changes resulted in the thinning of the Shaker community, and consequently many of the other Shaker settlements are now village museums.Women and children are "welcome also", according to the web page. Men do not stay at our shelter; however, they are able to provide shelter in a safe place for them at another location in the community.They have advocated for several male victims of domestic violence in the past three years of our existence (as of 1998).Note: If you have been the victim of domestic violence, please e-mail me and tell me about it. The United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, more commonly known as the Shakers, is a millenarian restorationist Christian sect founded in the 18th century in England.Their phone recording line is at (250) 370-4636, and address is Box 8082, Victoria, B. They offer a confidential advice line for Men in violent relationships. El Paso Battered Women's Center Men Who Batter, Men Who Are Battered From their Web site: Men who abuse their spouses and children may receive benefits from a unique program which works to break the cycle of violence and sustain the family structure. For men who are victims of domestic violence, help may be accessed at the same telephone number. Men who share this problem may confide discreetly and receive assistance. You can contact them by phone: (416)691-8269, fax: (416)691-1113, mail: 97 Main Street, Toronto ON Canada M4E 2V6, and e-mail: [email protected] The Victoria Men's Centre, has information and a discussion circle for men, and makes referrals to counselling and other services. Don't let the old name, Resource Center for Women discourage you! He told everyone the marriage was wonderful -- as so many men do. There's also another group starting, called the "Well Society", which is setting up a retreat center for men, due to be open in a couple of months. AMEN, in Dublin, opened in December 1997 and heard from over 3,000 men and their families in the first year. I've spoken with them and they provide counseling for men, may start a men's support group soon, and provide ad hoc sheltering for battered men who've had to leave their homes. Contact the program coordinator, karen Bybee, at (615)353-4398.Apparently, the Center for Battered Women in Snohomish County has a twenty four hour crisis line for victims of domestic violence.