Did you know, that
- abuse is not only restricted to mean physical violence in the eyes of the law?
- relationship violence starts with controlling behaviour?
- in addition to sexual exploitation (prostitution), labour exploitation (modern day slavery) is also punishable by law?
- domestic abuse victims are in most cases women, but it can also happen to children, parents, men, grandchildren or grandparents?
Is there help available?
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- if you notice that there is a problem in your community or around you!
- if you feel isolated or if you are regularly having to account for your whereabouts, spending or activities!
- if you are being harassed, hurt or threatened!
- if you are being held against your will or blackmailed!
- if you are forced into prostitution or slave labour!
because help is at hand!
The Crisis Management System
- immediate admission in the event of an acute crisis due to domestic violence
- providing for the physical needs of the families in the temporary homes (food, toiletries, cleaning products, access to health care, accommodation)
- providing professional assistance (lawyer, psychological or mental health counsellor, social worker)
- providing help via social work by representing the interests of the victims of violence, family care and co-operating with the members of the referral system and other relevant organizations.
- making preparations to end the need for crisis care, looking for safe housing options for the victims.
The main activities of the crisis clinic are:
- providing information during pre-booked face-to-face meetings at the crisis clinic or by phone or e-mail (even anonymously)
- providing information on available support services
- providing advice as well as legal and psychological counselling.
Services available to professionals in crisis clinics:
- information on dealing with cases of domestic violence
- consultation about specific cases
- organization of case discussions and case conferences
- opportunities to exchanges experiences with professionals at local and regional level
- professional forums, lectures, workshops for helping professionals and referral system members
- prevention talks for schools and workplaces.
There are currently 7 regional crisis clinics across the country, see contact details below:
Hungarian Interchurch Aid Regional Crisis Clinic Budapest
+3670 525 0536; firstname.lastname@example.org
Hungarian Interchurch Aid Regional Crisis Clinic Miskolc
+3630 309 1552; email@example.com
Hungarian Interchurch Aid Regional Crisis Clinic Orosháza
+3630 781 7951; firstname.lastname@example.org
Hungarian Interchurch Aid Regional Crisis Clinic Szolnok
+3630 305 2919; email@example.com
“Pápai Sarokkő” Baptist Church Regional Crisis Clinic Mosonmagyaróvár
+3630 567 8737; firstname.lastname@example.org
Red Cross Veszprém County Organization Regional Crisis Clinic, Devecser
+3670 933 8052; email@example.com
”Borostyánvirág” Foundation Regional Crisis Clinic Kaposvár
+3682 812 476; firstname.lastname@example.org