Survivor Safety Alert!

Assess your risk before exploring the resources on our site and be sure you are using a secure computer, such as those at a public library or trusted friend's home where your internet activity is not being monitored.

If you feel you are being monitored, exploring sites like Survivor to Survivor might put you at greater risk.

To leave our site immediately click the QUICK EXIT button located at the bottom right of your screen. You will be redirected to a neutral site. Be aware that you may need to clear your browser history. Test the QUICK EXIT feature now.

If you feel you are in immediate danger and need help now, call 911. For a referral for resources in your area call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or visit

An abuser may monitor your on-line activity as a way to further his or her control over you. Consult with an advocacy program to develop a safety plan that includes technology safety. To find a domestic violence program in your area, see

For a list of domestic violence service providers in North Carolina by county, see

Be aware of the ways abusers can monitor your activities:

Phone Usage and Texting (via on-line or paper billing)
Instant Messaging
Social Networking Sites
General Internet Usage (history and cookies)

The following links offer more suggestions about online privacy & technology safety tips:

Email Safety:

Social Networking Safety Tips:

Be aware that if you are being monitored your abuser may become suspicious if you start deleting your entire internet history. See

See these sites for additional safety tips as well as instructions on how to clear your browser's history:

If someone is trying to monitor your activities, visiting this site may put you at risk.

How do I protect my privacy?