99% of domestic violence victims experience financial abuse. Most victims are women. If an abuser bans the victim from working this creates a problem. Financial abuse is known as the silent weapon. It involves controlling a victim’s ability to acquire, save, use, and maintain critical financial resources. Yet it is not easily recognized. Everyone deserves relationships free from domestic violence. They need help.
Victims need immediate help to remove financial barriers that prevent them from escaping domestic violence. The Lifehouse Project offers many ways you can help victims flee abuse. With your support, we provide short-term assistance such as transportation (cab rides, bus passes, fuel), temporary lodging, moving and storage, Real Essentials And Do For Yourself “READY Kit”(hygiene and other escape necessities).