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National Domestic Violence Hotline turns 20, My Statesman, 02/22/2016

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

img-icon-newsSince taking its first call in 1996, the hotline has become the leading service in the country for people suffering from domestic violence. Next month, the hotline, which is based in Austin, is expected to take its 4 millionth call.

“It speaks to how valuable it is to women, men and children who are living in abusive relationships,” said Katie Ray-Jones, the hotline’s chief executive officer.

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