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Si usted conoce a alguien que tal vez esté en una relación abusiva, llame a la Línea de Atención Inmediata para Violencia Doméstica al 1-866-723-3014 para conversar sobre sus inquietudes.

Tenemos consejeras entendidas que pueden conversar con usted en cualquier momento, y todas las llamadas han de mantenerse en completa confidencialidad.

 

Unos Cuantos Consejos:

Recuerde que el alejarse de una situación abusiva puede causar temor y ser peligroso. No ejerza presión en tomar decisiones, y no haga preguntas que señalen culpabilidad como: “¿Por qué no rompes la relación con él o ella?

Tenga paciencia y ofrézcase siempre a ser una persona dispuesta a escuchar.

Aliéntelo(a)s a que llamen al 1-866-723-3014 para que reciba informacion sobre cómo planear para su seguridad, opciones de consejería,  alberge de emergencia, y muchos otros servicios.

Pida tarjetas de la Línea de Atención Inmediata para Violencia Doméstica de Philadelphia. (enlace)

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If you or someone you know needs help, call our toll-free 24-hour Hotline:

1.866.723.3014

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