Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains how we collect, use, and share your personal information when you come to our program for safety.

What information we collect

We collect the following personal information from you:

  • Your name
  • Your address
  • Your contact information (phone number, email address)
  • Your date of birth
  • Your immigration status
  • Your financial information (if you are applying for financial assistance)
  • Your medical history (if you are seeking medical care)
  • Your criminal history (if it is relevant to your safety plan)
  • Any other information that you provide to us

How we use your information

We use your information to:

  • Assess your needs and provide you with the most appropriate help
  • Create a safety plan with you
  • Connect you with resources that can help you
  • Track the prevalence of violence in our community
  • Advocate for more funding and resources for victims of violence

Who we share your information with

We will only share your information with others with your consent, or if we are required to do so by law.

We may share your information with the following entities:

  • Other victim service providers
  • Law enforcement
  • The courts
  • Your health care providers
  • Your financial institutions
  • Any other entity that you authorize us to share your information with

Your rights

You have the right to:

  • Access your personal information
  • Correct any inaccuracies in your personal information
  • Request that we delete your personal information
  • Restrict our use of your personal information
  • Object to our use of your personal information
  • Port your personal information to another organization

How to contact us

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact us at:

[email protected]

Thank you for trusting us with your personal information. We are committed to protecting your privacy and confidentiality.

Here are some additional things to keep in mind about privacy policies for victims of domestic abuse:

  • The policy should be clear and easy to understand.
  • The policy should be specific about what information is collected, how it is used, and who it is shared with.
  • The policy should give victims the right to access, correct, and delete their information.
  • The policy should be in place for the entire time that the victim is involved with the program.
  • The policy should be updated as needed to reflect changes in the law or the program’s practices.