Intimate Partner Violence (IPV), also known as Domestic Violence, is a pattern of behaviors that are used by someone in an intimate relationship to manipulate or control their partner's thoughts, beliefs, and/or behaviors. Individuals experiencing IPV often do not recognize it in their own relationships, and their friends and family members are sometimes unsure how to be supportive. Catalyst Domestic Violence Services (Catalyst) provides free services for people who have experienced IPV and their children. We also provide education about healthy relationships and support individuals who are concerned about their own or others' safety within relationships. 
We would like to hear from people who live in or around Butte County that have been impacted by abuse or harm in their relationship or a loved one's relationship.
Through your willingness to participate in this anonymous survey, Catalyst can better understand the existing support and needs for our community members who have experienced harm. Please know that we will do our best to create and identify ways to meet the needs identified in this survey, and no identifiable information will be collected or stored.
Completing this survey may be upsetting for some people, particularly for those who have experienced harm in a relationship. If you would like to talk about your experience, whether current or past, support is available. Catalyst has a 24-hour hotline, which can be reached at 1-800-895-8476. You can also call Catalyst's drop-in centers during business hours (M-F, 9-5) at 530-343-7711 in Chico and 530-532-6427 in Oroville. If you would like to speak with someone from outside of the Chico area, below are a few other options:
·         National Domestic Violence Hotline ~ (800)799-7233
·         WEAVE ~ Sacramento (916)920-2952
·         Empower Yolo ~ Woodland (530) 662-413
For more information about Catalyst Domestic Violence Services you can visit us online at www.catalystdvservices.org or call 530-343-7711. If you need to speak with someone right away, please call our hotline at 1-800-895-8476.

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