Domestic Violence continues to plague Tennessee families. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 40% of Tennessee women and 32.5% of men in Tennessee experience intimate partner physical violence, rape and / or stalking in their lifetime.
In Rutherford County, Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Services Director Karen Lampert told WGNS they provide services to clients for free on a daily or nightly basis...
The Domestic Violence Program & Sexual Assault Services office in Murfreesboro offers free counseling and a support group for those who have been affected by domestic violence and/or sexual assault.
For help in breaking the cycle, call the Domestic Violence Crisis line at (615) 896-2012. If you have been a victim of sexual assault, you can call the Sexual Assault Crisis number at (615) 494-9262. During regular business hours, you can call (615) 896-7377.