Independent Domestic Violence Advocate




             Help ~ Encourage ~ Advise ~ Live Life

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  • About Us

    H.E.A.L ~ Help ~ Encourage ~ Advise ~ Live Life

    OUR MISSION To provide crisis intervention and support services to victims of domestic violence (DV) and their families in order to help survivors recover from the trauma of DV. We work toward the elimination of DV by increasing public awareness and decreasing tolerance of DV through community collaboration and education. HEAL-LIFE strives to improve the quality and safety of the lives of victims who are seeking peace in their homes and in their daily existence. Our Founder's Story

  • What is DV

    What is Domestic Violence?
    Domestic violence is a pattern of behavior that includes the use or threat of violence and intimidation for the purpose of gaining power and control over another person. Violence is characterized by: Physical Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Economic Abuse, Isolation, Emotional Abuse, Control, or Verbal Abuse.

    About Domestic Violence
    Domestic violence is not physical violence alone. Domestic violence is any behavior the purpose of which is to gain power and control over a spouse, partner, girl/boyfriend or intimate family member. Abuse is a learned behavior; it is not caused by anger, mental problems, drugs or alcohol, or other common excuses.

    Who are victims?
    Anybody can be a victim — rich or poor, any race, age, or religion. High school drop-out or Ph.D. Studies have shown no characteristic link between personality type and being a victim. If you are worried about yourself or a loved one, help is available.

  • Our Services


    We are here to help you get out of an unhealthy & unsafe situation.


    We encourage you to get out of the situation for your health and safety. And we will support you thru the                        process.


    We will advise you on what help is available and show you options to deal with your situation


    You are a survivor. We will help you Live and get on with your Life!

  • Available Help

    Local Police

    Contact your local police department's Domestic Violence or Crime Unit. If you are in immediate danger, please call 911.

    Local Abuse Shelters

    Local commnunity Abuse Shelters.


    Search the web for other resources available in your area.

  • Contact Us