The next logical step would be to set out short and long-term support goals that you will require for the future. Short-term measures consist of assistance programs that will protect you. It focuses on the critical period once you have taken a decision to leave your abusive environment, like providing you with food, shelter, and guidance. This is the period when you are at your most vulnerable either from your perpetrator seeking retribution, or simply because you want to return home, mostly out of a sense of hopelessness. Either way, you need help and support at this juncture.
Long-term measures on the other hand, are meant for empowering you to establish a life for yourself without violence. That will require time, effort and a lot of support.
Support is available at PCVC and is provided primarily as...