Resource: The National Network to End Domestic Violence presents “16 Things You May Not Know About Housing for Survivors of Domestic Violence.”

Some may wonder why victims of domestic violence stay with their abusers. The answer may be that they have a familiar place to live even if the situation is unhealthy.

Shelter is a human basic need, and some abusers use the home as a way of keeping power and control over their victims. Tribal Victim Service providers can help victims find shelter, support, and stability in life after violence.

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