Contact 24 Hour Rape Crisis Center

866.399.7273       304.399.1111

If you are in immediate danger because of your stalker Call 911

 

Are you currently being stalked? Need more help?

 

To meet the legal definition of stalking the behavior must:

  • Be repeated, unwanted contact
  • Be a credible threat
  • Cause a reasonable person to fear bodily injury for themselves or their families

 

Stalking behavior can include:

  • Repeatedly following you
  • Making repeated obscene, threatening or “hang-up” calls
  • Showing up at your work place, home or school
  • Spying on you or “tapping” your phone line
  • Attempting to obtain information about you from others
  • Sending unwanted letters, cards, or gifts
  • Leaving unwanted items at your home, work, or on your property
  • Stealing mail from your mailbox
  • Vandalizing your property
  • Disabling your car or puncturing tires
  • Photographing you or your friends

 

If you are being stalked:

  • Avoid contact with the stalker
  • Don’t respond or react to the threats or contacts
  • Change your phone number, screen name and email address
  • Document and report the behavior
  • Keep any notes, answering machine tapes, emails, or other evidence
  • Contact law enforcement or your local rape crisis center or domestic violence shelter for assistance
  • Vary travel routes and routines
  • Don’t post messages indicating where you will be and when
  • Carry a cell phone with you at all times
  • Lock your doors
  • Use a post office box number for your address

 

CONTACT can help with:

 

Links to useful stalking resources

National Stalking Resource Center

 

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LOCATIONS

CONTACT serves victims of sexual assault and stalking in Cabell, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Mingo and Wayne counties in West Virginia.

NAVIGATION

304.523.3447

 

304.675.6724

 

304.272.2503

ALL SERVICES ARE FREE AND CONFIDENTIAL

CONTACT Rape Crisis Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability and age in the delivery of services.

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