https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3thyU_mLk8 "We are seeing a 15% increase in our hotline volume, and we are expecting that number to go up."
“Whenever the quarantine is eased or lifted or it goes on longer, we are going to see such a spike of domestic violence that we as an agency have to be ready to serve that,” Ortenburger said. https://www.ktnv.com/news/coronavirus/advocates-covid-19-crisis-worsening-domestic-abuse
“For a lot of victims the time they can actually collect themselves and reprieve is when their batterers go out to either be social or go to work,” said Liz Ortenburger, CEO for SafeNest. “So, with a stay at home order, the intensity of now which they have no break in their cycle of violence
“We are seeing what we would expect to see which is a rise in domestic violence. That plays out whenever there is a mass traumatic event. We saw it after 1 October, 911, and the Orlando night club shooting. When the community goes into trauma together, domestic violence is the first social negative wave after
Muchas personas podrían encontrarse en un mayor peligro durante el aislamiento social. https://www.telemundolasvegas.com/noticias/local/victimas-de-violencia-domestica-podrian-estar-en-peligro-tras-cierres-por-coronavirus/2063841/
A Las Vegas nonprofit said they’ve seen an increase in domestic violence in the valley amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Via Fox5 Vegas https://www.fox5vegas.com/coronavirus/safenest-sees-spike-in-domestic-violence-hotline-calls/article_5a317b12-6d88-11ea-882f-fb1ca858c208.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNHnL2soh8M&feature=youtu.be Via KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas
https://news3lv.com/news/local/shelter-sees-increase-in-domestic-violence-calls-amid-coronavirus-outbreak SafeNest is a confidential domestic violence shelter in Las Vegas that is usually at capacity. With the traumatic times we are experiencing right now, their calls have increased and so has their space to help those who need it.
https://news3lv.com/news/local/its-a-big-thing-domestic-violence-advocate-shares-experience-helping-those-in-crisis SafeNest and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department are expanding a program that puts the advocates one step closer: going to the scene of domestic violence. "Knowing that you can be the first one to make the change for that person. For me it’s a big thing."