Resource Library & Links

Welcome to our library of online resources. Here you can find information to better understand the dynamics, effects, and types of abuse or data on the prevalence of domestic violence.


This is also a great place to find resources available for friends and family experiencing domestic violence.  

Advocates often utilize the power and control wheel as a tool to discuss types of violence an abuser might use to maintain power and control.

Questions about the difference between a Domestic Violence Protective Order and a Personal Safety Order? This side by side comparison may answer your questions, and our advocates are always on standby to help you navigate the process.

The Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia just released this helpful new informational video about the Domestic Violence Protective Order Process in West Virginia.

This brochure from the Supreme Court of Appeals of WV explains the Domestic Violence Protective Order process and answers a lot of frequently asked questions for survivors and their loved ones. Check it out if you're thinking about filing for a DVP, and, remember, we have advocates dedicated to each of our five counties that can talk to you about what court is like in your area.

Printable Branches brochure designed specifically to combine information about services and the power and control wheel

Teen dating Violence Resources

Break the Cycle inspires and supports young people 12 - 24 to build healthy relationships and create a culture without abuse.

The One Love Foundation provides education on the difference between healthy and unhealthy relationships.

Contact Branches 

Branches Domestic Violence Shelter 
P.O. Box 403 
Huntington, WV 25708 


Phone: 304-529-2382

Featured Content

Check out our BRAND NEW podcast!  Catch Episode 3, "A Conversation with Sherrone Hornbuckle" as we dive into taking a closer look at domestic violence within communities of color.  Listen on Apple Podcasts & Spotify. 

Root For Each Other: A Branches Podcast is an effort to raise awareness about the complex issue of domestic violence and bring us one step closer to creating a trauma-responsive community of advocacy.