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Women’s Center & Shelter Develops Relationship Assessment App

Who, What, When, Where, Why & How

What is the RUSafe App?

  • RUSafe is a dangerous relationship assessment app developed by Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh and Newton Consulting. The app, which started as a Pittsburgh-based app, is now national! RUSafe helps users identify if they are in a potentially dangerous situation and connects them to a domestic violence hotline in their area! Pittsburgh Steeler, Will Gay, is the official spokesman for RUSafe!

Why is the RUSafe App needed?

  • 3 women are murdered every day by a current or former male partner in the U.S.
  • Each minute, there are 20 victims of intimate partner violence.
  • 1 in 3 women have or will experience rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime.

Who can download the RUSafe App?

  • Anyone can download the RUSafe App (free) at the Apple Store for iPhones and Google Play for Android phones.

When can I download the RUSafe App?

  • Download the RUSafe App today – help bring awareness to intimate partner violence. Use the app for yourself or to help a friend in need.

RUSafe Facts:

  • Currently, the RUSafe App has been used in all 50 states and Washington, D.C.
  • There are over 1,560 Women’s Shelters with 24-Hour Hotlines across the U.S. available to victims of intimate partner violence through the RUSafe App.

Where can you learn more about the RUSafe App?

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