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"Intimate Partner Violence: Understanding and Supporting Victims in Faith-Based Communities"

Churches, clergy, and lay leaders have been invited to weekly virtual gatherings hosted by Conference Minister David Popham to discuss relevant topics and share ideas.

The gathering on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, featured a presentation by Kelly Musselman, Training & Technical Assistance Director with the Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Kelly shared about intimate partner violence and how our faith communities can help understand and support victims and survivors of domestic violence.

View the presentation slides HERE.

What is intimate partner violence?

  • An ongoing, often escalating, pattern of behavior intended to obtain and maintain power and control in an intimate relationship.

  • Interchangeable with domestic violence

  • Often referred to as “battering”

Watch a recording of the presentation below:


Maui County

Women Helping Women Maui DV Shelter: (808) 579-9581 (24/7) Maui TRO Assistance: (808) 446- 7379 Lāna’i DV Shelter: (808) 563-0216 (24/7)

Child and Family Service (Maui) 24/7 Crisis Hotline: (800) 753-6879

Moloka‘i Community Service Council DV Hotline: (808) 567-6888

Hawai‘i County

Child and Family Services (24/7) DV Shelter (Hilo): (808) 959-8864 DV Shelter (Kona): (808) 322-7233

Kaua‘i County

YWCA of Kaua‘i (24/7) DV Crisis Hotline: (808) 245-6362 DV Shelter Hotline: (808) 245-8404


Domestic Violence Action Center (24/7) Helpline: (808) 531-3771

Toll free: (800) 690-6200 Text Only: (605) 956-5680

Child and Family Service

DV Shelter: (808) 841-0822

Parents and Children Together (PACT) DV Shelter: (808) 526-2200

Catholic Charities

Counseling Center: (808) 527- 4470 Monday-Friday 8:30am-8:00pm, Saturday 8am-12pm

Salvation Army of Hawai‘i

Family Treatment Services Center: (808) 732-4802


National Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7 hotline available in 200+ languages

(800) 799-7233 TTY: (800) 787-3224 Chat online at

National Deaf Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7 with the deaf and hard-of-hearing videophone: (855) 812-1001

Email: Live Chat:

Trans Lifeline

24/7 hotline with trans operators (877) 330-6366


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