He hadn’t hit her yet. But his actions were escalating and her CAPS Healthy Families home visitor recognized the progressive signs of violent behavior. After her home visitor shared a resource on domestic violence with her, the young mom was determined to find a way to do what was best for herself and her kids. That is when she decided to check into a battered women’s shelter. Today, because of that decision, she has her own place where she and her children are safe.