Signs of Abuse

If this is an emergency please call 911 immediately.

How do I know if abuse is occurring?

Recognizing abuse is a critical step in safeguarding the well-being of individuals, particularly when it comes to vulnerable populations such as children. Equipping oneself with an understanding of the signs of abuse is crucial in order to identify and intervene in cases of child abuse, domestic violence, and sexual assault. By being aware of the various indicators, it becomes possible to take appropriate action and provide support to those in need. The links listed below will take you to information that outline some key signs of abuse across these different forms, helping you to become more knowledgeable and attentive to the signs of potential harm.

Signs of Child Abuse

There are many kinds of child abuse: Emotional, Physical, Sexual and Neglect. Is your child a victim to it?


Red Flags of Child Abuse

Domestic Violence

Samples of forms of abusive behavior and how to protect yourself and your children from domestic violence.


Create a safety plan

Helping Your Child Heal From Sexual Abuse

Learn how to create a safe environment and emotional support for your child .


tips for parents

Sexual Assault, Safety for Teens

Rape facts, dating violence, warning signs of unhealthy relationship & tips on how to create a healthy relationship.


Tips on teens' safety

Need Help?

The Yavapai Family Advocacy Center is dedicated to providing an array of services to minimize the long-term effects of many forms of abuse.
All services provided at YFAC are free of charge to the victim.


YFAC Support Services