24/7 National Hotline: 800-799-7233 or Live Chat at https://www.thehotline.org/what-is-live-chat/
Search for your county’s help agency for women: https://nnedv.org/content/state-u-s-territory-coalitions/
Faith-based Websites: (See more websites under “Faith-based Books”)
Safe Havens – https://www.interfaithpartners.org/
Faith Trust Institute – http://www.faithtrustinstitute.org/
Living Waters of Hope – www.livingwatersofhope.org
Emotionally Destructive Marriage – Leslie Vernick – Christian counselor, teacher, speaker. This is a great book to give to a woman who is struggling with an abusive marriage because it will help her understand the dynamics of abuse along with helpful tools and words of healing. Leslie is very experienced and spiritually wise. There are more resources on her website: https://leslievernick.com/.
Mending the Soul – by former pastor Steven Tracey. There is also an accompanying workbook for churches to lead their own class for survivors wounded by many kinds of abuse. Special training is offered. He is the founder of Mending the Soul Ministries: https://mendingthesoul.org/.
A Cry for Justice – by Pastor Jeff Crippen who is, also wrote Unholy Charade about abusive men in the church. https://unholycharade.com/
The Heart of Domestic Abuse: Gospel Solutions for Men Who Use Control and Violence in the Home – by Pastor Chris Moles. He is a Biblical counselor dedicated to helping in the area of domestic to find healthy solutions. *He had several free training videos online: www.chrismoles.com.
Angry Men and Women Who Love Them – by Paul Hegstrom – a formally abusive husband. This is a shorter book and an easy read. It is a good intro book to domestic abuse for anyone. He and his wife are the founders of Life Skills International: https://www.lifeskillsintl.org/.
Keeping the Faith – By former pastor, Marie M. Fortune – A small book that answers some basic questions a woman of faith is asking. The author is the founder of Faith Trust Institute: https://www.faithtrustinstitute.org/.
No Place for Abuse – By Catherine Clark Kroeger and Nancy Nason-Clark – A wonderfully written book for the faith community. It is a Biblically-based book with many practical resources for the faith community. Nancy Nason-Clark is the founder of Rave: https://www.theraveproject.org/.
Not Faith-based Books but Great Information: (with many indirect Biblical principles)
Why Does He Do That – by Lundy Bancroft. This is NOT faith-based but a great resource. Bancroft is well educated in the area of abusers and domestic abuse. He is highly regarded in the field and his books are basics to domestic abuse. This is a comprehensive book that has been helpful for women in understanding their abusers better. This book is valuable to help anyone understand the behavior and tactics of abusive men. He has also written When Dad Hurts Mom, Should I Stay or Should I Go, The Batterer as a Parent. See more resources at http://lundybancroft.com/.