Help For Victims of Domestic Violence During COVID-19

On Friday, April 3, 2020, Baltimore County Police Chief Melissa R. Hyatt addressed how COVID-19 is affecting those in situations involving domestic violence and ways that these survivors can receive help during this time. “We recognize that being confined to your home may make abusive relationships worse or may impact your ability to report abuse inside of the home,” says Chief Hyatt.

There are several ways to contact the police if calling 911 is not an option, you can have a family member or friend call our non-emergency number at 410-887-2222, you can email , call the Special Victims Unit at 410-887-2223, or call GBMC’s Sexual Assault Forensic Examination (SAFE) and Domestic Violence (DV) Program at 443-849-3323. (GBMC HealthCare)

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