Supporting Survivors of Domestic Violence


We envision a world without domestic violence.

By breaking our silence, we aim to create a world without domestic violence where every man, woman, and family can feel safe and protected.

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Survivor Sisters Retreat - April 2024

For women who are survivors of domestic violence.

3-day retreat with various workshops and activities to engage survivors of domestic violence.

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Empowering Survivors: The Vital Role of BTSADV Programs in Domestic Violence

BTSADV programs play a crucial role in supporting individuals experiencing domestic violence by offering a lifeline of understanding, resources, and empowerment. In the isolating darkness of abuse, these programs serve as beacons of hope, providing safe spaces for survivors to share their stories without judgment and to access vital assistance. Beyond immediate aid, they foster a sense of community and solidarity, reminding survivors that they are not alone in their struggles. Through education, programs, and advocacy, BTSADV programs equip survivors with the tools to reclaim their autonomy and rebuild their lives free from fear. In a world where the wounds of domestic violence can run deep and invisible, these programs shine light on the path to healing and liberation.


Join #Run4Her and be a part of a movement dedicated to ending domestic violence. Lace up your sneakers and sign up now for this empowering event where every step you take helps support survivors. Together, we’re running towards a future free from abuse. Register today and make a difference!

Sister Survivor Retreat

Embark on a journey of healing and empowerment with Sister Retreat. This transformative event offers a safe space for survivors of domestic violence to connect, heal, and grow together. Join us for a weekend filled with support, self-care, and sisterhood. Sign up now and take the first step towards reclaiming your strength and joy. You’re not alone – join our sisterhood today.

Legacy Scholarship

Win up to $5000 in scholarship and obtain the power of awareness and build change in domestic violence. Legacy “Angel” Scholarships Application Opens April 1st until May 1st.

Survivor Stories

Rebuilding and Grateful But Still Afraid

She was fourteen and naive; fifteen and damaged; sixteen and broken. By seventeen, she’d lost her soul with nothing left to believe in. Having lost friendships, hopes, and respect, she blames herself. Deep down, there is nothing left – no voice; no will to live. Afraid that she’ll never be strong enough, she attempts to rebuild, but the wounds haven’t healed yet.

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A Pastor’s Daughter: Road to Recovery & Forgiveness

As a pastor’s daughter, Barbara survives incestual abuse as well as sexual assault by a pastor. As she began to open up about her assault, she discovered that she was not the only victim. She was empowered to come forward with other survivors and confronted her abuser, and ultimately, chose to forgive. Barbara found her purpose in helping other survivors and now co-hosts a talk radio show on child abuse.

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The collaboration between Theresa’s Fund, DomesticShelters.org, and experts in the field has resulted in the creation and launch of an unparalleled awards program, designed to honor the unsung heroes of the domestic violence movement. From tireless advocates and innovative programs to compassionate shelters and resilient survivors, this comprehensive initiative seeks to recognize and celebrate the multifaceted contributions of individuals and organizations dedicated to combating domestic violence. It’s a platform that shines a spotlight on the invaluable work being done across communities to support survivors and educate the public about the importance of prevention and intervention.

 In 2023, BTSADV emerged as one of the distinguished winners, a testament to their unwavering commitment and impactful efforts in the field. This recognition not only honors their past achievements but also serves as a beacon of inspiration, encouraging them to continue their vital work in creating a world free from abuse. Congratulations to BTSADV for this well-deserved recognition and for their continued dedication to the cause.

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Our Stories

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”

Domestic Violence Survivor to Thriver Mindset

We Connect Survivors, Thrivers, and Warriors

Domestic Violence Survivor Support

We use a variety of platforms to connect survivors and families. From our social media presence to our Survivor Support Line, our volunteers are available 365 days a year.

Domestic Violence Survivor Community Connection

Our BTSADV family consists of women, men, and children who are survivors of abuse and families affected by abuse. Their passion for helping others is a constant source of support and connection.

Domestic Violence Survivor Advocacy

Once clients receive the additional support they need from us, they are equipped and inspired to advocate for others. Encouraging advocacy enables us to build upon our mission with a growing team of volunteers.


All it took was the strength for one domestic violence survivor, BTSADV’s founder, to tell her story for a wildfire of bravery to start. BTSADV was founded and continues to serve the mission of survivors breaking their silence against domestic violence. Sharing your story not only brings healing to yourself but helps provide hope to current victims or fellow survivors of domestic violence.



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