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Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program (IPVAP)

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Intimate partner violence (IPV) refers to violence and aggression between people in a close relationship. It can happen to men or women. There are risks, or red flags, you can look for in your partner's behavior. Learn about IPV and its effects as well as ways you can stay safe and get help.

VA has a number of resources available for both women and men who have experienced IPV.



IPVAP Podcasts: Introduction to Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)

Audio - Introduction to IPV Part 1: Basic Information

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Audio - Introduction to IPV Part 2: Resources


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SA Podcasts: Introduction to Sexual Assault

Audio - Introduction to Sexual Assault Part 1: Basic Information

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Audio - Introduction to Sexual Assault Part 2: Resources

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IPVAP videos - click tube  for the playlist.




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HELP ICON For more information or assistance, contact your local Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program (IPVAP) Coordinator, Primary Care Social Worker or other Provider. Call or text Women Veterans Call Center at 855-VA-WOMEN (855-829-6636) or use the online chat feature.

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Find help in the community by calling the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1−800−799−7233 (SAFE) or TTY 1−800−787−3224.


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