Survivors say that one of the hardest things about being in a battering relationship, or trying to get out and stay out, is dealing with financial troubles. Finding a decent place to live, trying to hold down a job, or get good childcare — it can seem so overwhelming.
A website for survivors and advocates full of information to help you make ends meet, get debt free, stay safe at work and more! You can access the website at GetMoneyGetSafe.org
The Allstate Foundation has created programs for survivors seeking refuge from economic abuse. Check out their Financial Empowerment Curriculum and their Education and Job Training Assistance Fund.
You can sign up on the internet or by phone to get information about whether your abuser is still in jail or has been released. Once you register with SAVIN (Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification) you will receive telephone and e-mail notification when the offender is moving to another jail or is released.
Call toll free 877-846-3492 or register online.