Learn the Facts

Family violence is knowable, predictable, and preventable. Knowing the facts about domestic violence is the first step in supporting victims in their safety planning and holding offenders accountable. It’s essential that we work together to tell the story of domestic violence in Texas. Use these facts and statistics to elevate the voice of survivors and share the facts about domestic violence in your community.

Fatalities | 

Women Killed by a Male Intimate Partner

2017 Fatalities Map

Learn more about domestic violence fatalities in Texas in the Honoring Texas Victim report.

Calling for Help  |

In 2017 the National Domestic Violence Hotline received 17,393 calls and chats from Texas.

Love Is Respect, the National Dating Abuse Helpline, recieved 2,331 calls, chats, and texts from Texas in 2017.

Callers to The Hotline reported :

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of contacts reported
emotional abuse

 

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of contacts reported
physical abuse

Callers to Love Is Respect reported :

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of contacts reported
emotional abuse

 

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of contacts reported
physical abuse

P.O. Box 163865 Austin, TX 78716

Phone | 512.794.1133

Fax | 512.685.6397

© Texas Council on Family Violence | 2019