Leading the Community in Its Commitment to End Domestic Violence.
Artemis Center empowers survivors of domestic violence to make decisions and choices that will establish and maintain safety for themselves and their children. By working collaboratively with other community services, Artemis Center advocates are able to coordinate needed services. Additionally, community education and advocacy programs help to create community best practice responses for survivors of domestic violence.
Who We Are & What We Do
Artemis Center empowers survivors of domestic violence to make decisions and choices that will establish and maintain safety for themselves and their children.
Since 1985, Artemis Center has made great strides in the community, helping more than 100,000 victims and their children through crisis intervention, safety planning, education, and support. The name, “Artemis Center,” comes from Artemis the Greek goddess. She is known as the goddess of light and protector of the vulnerable.
20 People Per Minute
On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States.
25% of Women
1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men have been physically abused by an intimate partner.
*Source: National Coalition Against Domestic Violence – National Statistics Domestic Violence Fact Sheet, ncadv.org