Building 242, Ledward Barracks
Fax: DSN 354-6851, Civ: 09721-96-6851
Mon- Fri 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed on American Holidays
24/7 SHARP Hotline: 09641-83-4567
24 Hrs. Family Advocate: 0162-271-1413
Domestic Abuse occurs between intimate partners who are or have been married, have a child together, and those that share or have shared a common residence. Domestic Abuse includes but is not limited to the following:
- Physical violence, direct threats toward an intimate partner, indirect intimidation, berating, disparaging or other verbal abuse.
- Power and control issues which may include restriction from friends, family, means of communication, money, necessities, or transportation.
- Stalking and cyber-stalking
- Forcing a partner to engage in unwanted sexual activities
- Destruction of property or injury of pets.
If you are being abused, tell someone. Seek assistance from professionals like the Installation Victim Advocate (IVA), Chaplains, Physicians, Nurses, or Social Workers. If you need immediate intervention, call the MP Desk at 09721-96-6766. If you suspect a neighbor is being abused, call the MP Desk, 09721-96-6766. Victim Advocates are also able to provide advocacy services as requested by the victim. The first responder for sexual harassment is the Sexual Harassment / Assualt Response and Prevention (SHARP). Their regional hotline is 09641-83-4567.
Domestic Violence Reporting Options
- Unrestricted Reporting - A person who is maltreated and desires medical treatment, counseling and an official investigation should call law enforcement at 09721-96-6766.
- Restricted Reporting – Only the victims themselves can start a restricted report. Restricted reporting allows a victim to confidentially disclose the abuse to the IVA, Family Advocacy Program Manager, or a healthcare provider to receive counseling, medical care, and victim advocacy without informing law enforcement or the sponsor’s command. A Victim Advocate is available 24 hours a day to provide information. Please call 0162-271 1413 to make a restricted report.
Victim Advocacy Services Include:
- Safety Planning and needs assessments
- Coordination of emergency services; transportation, food, etc.
- Advocating for clients with on-and off-post agencies.
- Accompanying clients to court proceedings, hearings/court-martial trials, meetings with lawyers, police, and/or command
- Referrals to other helping agencies
Crime Victims Have a Right to:
- Be treated with fairness and respect for one's dignity and privacy
- Immediate and effective medical care and attention, including long-term follow-up
- Be reasonably protected from the accused
- Be notified of court hearings
- Be present at public court hearings unless the court determines otherwise
- Confer with the attorney for the Government
- Restitution, if appropriate
- Receive information regarding conviction, sentencing, imprisonment, and release
- If desired, to confidential or restricted reporting of the assault
Transitional Compensation provides temporary payments for Families which no longer reside with a Soldier who has been discharged administratively, by court martial for dependent abuse, or has forfeited all pay and allowances in disciplinary actions for dependent abuse. For more information about this program, please contact legal services at 09721-96-8384.
For more information regarding the Family Advocacy Programs, call 354-6933/6435 or 09721-96-6933/6435 or meet with the Family Advocacy Program Manager.