Facts and Statistics

Domestic violence is prevalent in every community and affects all people regardless of age, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, gender, race, religion or nationality. Physical violence is often accompanied by emotional abusive and controlling behavior as part of a much larger, systematic pattern of dominance and control. Domestic violence can result in physical injury, psychological trauma and even death. The devastating consequences of domestic violence can cross generations and last a lifetime.

One in Three

In Tarrant County, one in three women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime.

Increased Risk

Tarrant County women are at a higher risk for abuse, as one in four women nationally will experience domestic violence.

Calls for Help

On a typical day, there are more than 20,000 calls placed to domestic violence hotlines nationwide.

In our Community

SafeHaven's 24-hour emergency hotline accounts for an average of 63 calls every day.

Five Homicides

In 2018, five Tarrant County women were murdered at the hands of their current or former intimate partner.

Five Homicides

In 2017, SafeHaven started the Tarrant County Domestic Violence High Risk Team to seek out clients in high risk relationships.

Every Minute

On average, 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States.

In our Community

in 2017, 13,827 family violence incidents were reported in Tarrant County.