Center for Hope & Safety Senior Case Manager, Blanca, is a survivor of domestic violence herself.

Hear her moving story of how Sgt. Maria Perez of the Leonia Police Department listened and helped her when she needed it most. They both sat down with News 12 NJ news anchor Della Crews to discuss the impact of domestic violence on victims and how to seek help.

Watch all six of the Spotlight New Jersey segments that aired.

News 12 NJ Spotlight segment with Center for Hope & Safety's Blanca Carpio and Sgt. Maria Perez of the Leonia Police Department

If you or someone you know in Bergen County is experiencing domestic violence, please call Center for Hope & Safety’s 24/7 Hotline at (201) 944-9600. Don’t wait until you are in crisis—call us to ask questions or seek advice on putting together a safety plan for yourself and your family.