This section offers information regarding resources available through Hartford Hospital and various community agencies.

Hospital Resources
 
Hartford Hospital offers services to patients and employees as well.
 
For patients, the following resources are available at the hospital:
For employees, a variety of in-house resources are available through the Employee Domestic Violence Response Team. The team includes:
  • Domestic Violence Prevention Program  (860) 972-2796

  • The Employee Assistance Program  1-800-526-3485 (TTY: 203-694-8276)
  • Human Resources  (860) 545-2057
  • Occupational Health  (860) 545-4181              
  • The Security Department  (860) 545-2941

For more information on specific services offered to employees and managers,  contact the individual departments represented at the numbers above, or consult the Social Work Department Intranet site.

Community Resources
 
Hartford Hospital is well-linked with community efforts to end domestic violence. Some of the community resources are listed below.
 
Hartford Interval House
24-hour hotline; comprehensive domestic violence services in greater Hartford
(860) 527-0550
Connecticut Domestic Violence
24-hour Hotline This number automatically connects caller to their local domestic violence service provider. For a list of programs by town, see below.
1-888-774-2900
National Domestic Violence
24-hour Hotline Can access Language Line for callers who do not speak English 
1-800-799-SAFE
1-800-799-7233
Infoline Information Dial 211
Statewide Legal Services
Free information and civil legal assistance within income guidelines
1-800-453-3320
Department of Children and Families
Hotline to report known or suspected abuse or neglect of children under age 18
(800) 842-2288
Elder Protective Services Hotline
To report suspected abuse or neglect of elders over age 60
(860) 723-1003
Office of Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities
(800) 842-7303
CT Sexual Assault Crisis Services (860) 282-9881
Office of Victim Services Compensation
Information, advocacy, and support services to crime victims
(800) 822-8428
Non-Violence Alliance (NoVA) Groups
For self-referred, court-ordered, or DCF-mandated abusers
(860) 347-8220
Wheeler Clinic DOVE Program Groups
For self-referred, court-ordered, or DCF-mandated abusers
(860) 793-3811
  
CT Domestic Violence Programs/Hotlines:   
  • Ansonia: The Umbrella, 203-736-9944    
  • Bridgeport: The Center for Women and Families of Eastern Fairfield County, 203-384-9559    
  • Danbury: Women’s Center of Greater, 203-731-5206    
  • Dayville: United Services Domestic Violence Program, 860-774-8648    
  • Enfield: Network Against Domestic Abuse, 860-763-4542    
  • Falls Village: Women’s Support Services, 860-824-1080    
  • Greenwich: YWCA Domestic Abuse Service, 203-622-0003    
  • Hartford: Interval House, 860-527-0550    
  • Meriden: Meriden-Wallingford Chrysalis, 203-238-1501    
  • Middletown: New Horizons, 860-347-3044    
  • New Britain: Prudence Crandall Center for Women, 860-225-6357    
  • New Haven: Domestic Violence Services, 203-789-8104    
  • New London: Women’s Center of Southeastern CT, 860-701-6000    
  • Norwalk: Domestic Violence Crisis Center, 203-852-1980    
  • Stamford: Domestic Violence Crisis Center, 203-357-8162    
  • Torrington: Susan B. Anthony Project, 860-482-7133    
  • Waterbury: Safe Haven of Greater, 203-575-0036    
  • Willimantic: United Services Domestic Violence Program, 860-456-9476   
Web Resources for Domestic Violence Prevention
 
The World Wide Web resources listed in this section have been provided to help you obtain additional useful information regarding Domestic Violence Prevention. Note: Hartford Hospital is not responsible for the content on these sites. 
  • HopeLine
    This Verizon Wireless program connects survivors of domestic violence to vital resources, funds organizations nationwide and protects the environment.
  • National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
    The Mission of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence is to organize for collective power by advancing transformative work, thinking and leadership of communities and individuals working to end the violence in our lives. 
  • Family Violence Prevention Fund
    The Family Violence Prevention Fund works to prevent violence within the home, and in the community, to help those whose lives are devastated by violence because everyone has the right to live free of violence.  
  • FaithTrust Institute 
    Working together to end sexual and domestic violence. 
  • MINCAVA: Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse 
    The mission of the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse (MINCAVA) is to support research, education, and access to violence related resources. 
  • VAWnet: the Violence Against Women Network 
    A National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women, with a goal of harnessing and using electronic communication technology to end violence against women.
  • Office on Violence Against Women 
    Since its inception in 1995, the Violence Against Women Office, now the Office on Violence Against Women (the Office) has handled the U.S. Department of Justice’s legal and policy issues regarding violence against women, coordinated Departmental efforts, provided national and international leadership, received international visitors interested in learning about the federal government’s role in addressing violence against women, and responded to requests for information regarding violence against women. 
  • Shattered Love... Broken Lives 
    More than 60 articles, published over 11 days, explore domestic violence - its causes, its victims, and some solutions.   
Domestic Violence Information
  • Should Love Hurt? 
    Information on domestic violence, including a true/ false self-evaluation, facts about partner violence, and sources of help
  • Power and Control Wheel 
    A diagram of domestic violence and common abusive tactics used by batterers (printed both in English and Spanish)
  • Domestic Violence Safety Plan 
    A guide to assist any victim of domestic violence in enhancing their safety, considering potential for lethality, and, when desired, planning a safe escape