Even one situation of abuse in a marriage is too much.   Unfortunately this is a reality for some families.  Adai Ad aims to provide support for those in the situation and education and awareness to prevent such pain from happening.

These resources are part of the education and support series organized in conjunction with  the Crown Heights Jewish Community Council under a grant by the New York City Council Domestic Violence Initiative awarded by Council Member Matthieu Eugene.

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Help Her Get Free

The following is a brief summary of the excellent book Helping her Get Free by Susan Brewster.  Some of the points she makes may not come naturally to you as you watch a loved one suffer in an abusive marriage.  The most important point is “Do No Harm” and so it is so important that…

Domestic Abuse or Something Else?

It can be very confusing to people who feel abused in their marriage, to try and determine if the cause is a dysfunctional relationship that may have some abusive features, a spouse with a mental illness or domestic abuse.

Ignorance is NOT bliss!

What we don’t know about Domestic Abuse can hurt someone else. This lack of real knowledge prevents too many people from recognizing just who can be an abuser and who can be a victim. And so they just don’t provide the right support and understanding that victims need.

Recognizing Verbal Abuse

Here we briefly outline the various forms of verbal abuse. And how to recognize patterns of verbal abuse.

Resources for Support

Check out local 12 Step Programs
where many people have found support and strength dealing with all sorts of vices

Shalom TaskForce

1-718-337-3700

1-888-883-2323

 

 

Sarah’s Voice

Legal services and consultations

347-592-2124

 

 

Ohel Family Services

1-800-603-OHEL

[email protected]

 

 

Relief Hotline (therapist referrals) 

718-431-9501

 

 

Sephardic Bikur Cholim – Courage to Heal

718-787-0009

 

 

SOVRI

212-844-1495

 

 

Project S.A.R.A.H. 

973-777-7638 x154

[email protected]

 

 

The Rachel Coalition

973-740-1233 and ask for “Rachel.”

[email protected]

 

 

One Step Forward (resources for divorce)

844-673-5463

 

 

Met Council’s Family Violence Helpline

212-453-9618

 

 

NYC Domestic Violence Hotline

800-621-4673

 

 

Mt Sinai Hospital Takanot program

212-423-2147

 

 

NYLAG – New York Legal Assistance Group

212-613-5000 

 

 

Sanctuary for Families

212-349-6009

 

 

Nishma Hotline (Los Angeles)
818-623-0300

 

 

Aleinu Family Resource Center (Los Angeles)

310-247-0534

 

 

Shalva (Chicago)

773-583-HOPE(4673)

 

 

JFS Windows (Detroit)

248-559-1500

 

 

Project Chana (Baltimore)

410-234-0023

[email protected]

 

 

House of Ruth (Maryland)

(410) 889-7884

[email protected]

 

 

Jewish Family and Children’s Services (Pittsburgh)

412-422-7200

 

 

Lakewood Community Services Corp

732-886-6964

 

 

Jewish Family Services (Dallas)

972-437-9950

 

 

Jewish  Coalition Against Domestic Abuse (DC)

877-88-JCADA (52232)

 

 

Auberge Pour Femmes (Montreal)

514-731-0833

 

 

Jewish Family & Child (Toronto)

416-638-7800

 

 

Jewish Women’s Aid (UK)

020-8445-8060

 

 

Bat Melech (Israel)

972-2-651-6103

 

 

Jewish Taskforce Against Family Violence (Australia)

613-9523-6850

 

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