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1) Counseling – This provides emotional support as well as giving information on what to do with a person one-on-one who understands what you are going through. Shelters – This offers a safe place for a short time to women and children who are abused. In order to keep these people safe, every effort is to keep this location of shelters unknown. There are rules to stay at the shelters to keep people safe and staff will work with the abused right away to find a long-term housing. 2) Health Care – One service the agencies have to provide is if the victim says she has been abused is to provide appropriate treatment referral and support. They have to treat the wounds, but they warn about giving medications since it may endanger their lives. While doing this, the agencies have to find a place for the victim to stay either a shelter or a family or friend. Mental Health one service agencies that provide to victims and/or offenders is to screen for domestic violence. They say to ask the victims directly about the abuse because
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