Challenging Myths About Domestic Violence

Challenging Myths About Domestic Violence  Domestic violence remains a pervasive issue globally, yet it's shrouded in numerous myths that can hinder awareness and support. Addressing and debunking these misconceptions is crucial in fostering a more informed and supportive community. Here are some of the most common domestic violence [...]

2024-04-16T14:39:06-04:00April 16th, 2024|About DV, News|

Volunteer Spotlight: Takira Walker

We are thrilled to highlight one of our exceptional volunteers for Volunteer Appreciation Week, April 21-27, 2024. She is one of many volunteers we would love to thank for their continued selfless dedication to supporting women and families who have experienced domestic violence.   Takira Walker a beacon of unwavering [...]

2024-04-16T08:41:17-04:00April 16th, 2024|News|

Identifying Signs of Abuse in Victims of Domestic Violence

Identifying Signs of Abuse in Victims of Domestic Violence Abuse deeply impacts individuals, significantly altering their mental, physical, and emotional health. Recognizing the signs of abuse is critical in offering support, intervening where possible, and seeking help. In this article, we’ll delve into the various signs of abuse [...]

2024-04-16T14:31:37-04:00April 12th, 2024|About DV, New Item|

Generational Cycles of Violence

Generational Cycles of Violence Generational cycles of violence refer to patterns of violent behavior that are passed down from one generation to the next. These cycles are a tragic reality for many families. But what does this process look like, and what can we do to break these [...]

2024-02-07T10:53:59-05:00January 10th, 2024|About DV, New Item|

Domestic Violence Statistics: What You Should Know

Domestic Violence Statistics: What You Should Know Domestic violence is a pervasive issue that affects countless individuals across the United States. Understanding the statistics and demographic breakdown is essential for addressing the problem effectively. In this article, we'll delve into the prevalence of domestic violence in the US, [...]

2024-02-07T10:51:41-05:00January 10th, 2024|About DV, New Item|

A Closer Look at Teen Dating Violence

A Closer Look at Teen Dating Violence The rate of teen dating violence is often obscured by the prevalence of domestic violence (DV) in the adult population. It's important to highlight this form of trauma in adolescents as the effects it can have on young people can be [...]

2024-02-07T12:42:27-05:00January 3rd, 2024|About DV, New Item|

What is Domestic Violence (DV)?

What Is Domestic Violence? Every year, more than 10 million people in the US are physically abused by an intimate partner. Yet this staggering number doesn’t even include people experiencing other types of abuse, such as emotional or financial abuse. Domestic violence, in all its forms, is a [...]

2024-02-07T11:42:39-05:00January 3rd, 2024|About DV, New Item|

Economic Security for Domestic Violence Survivors

Economic Security for Domestic Violence Survivors Domestic violence affects millions globally, and for survivors, the journey toward healing can be long and complex. Economic security is a crucial part of that journey, as achieving economic independence can pave the way for them to escape abusive relationships and rebuild their [...]

2024-01-10T16:32:27-05:00December 7th, 2023|About DV, News|

Understanding Financial Abuse and Its Effects

Understanding Financial Abuse and Its Effects Financial abuse, while not as immediately visible as other forms of domestic violence, is a potent and insidious form of exploitation. This manipulation, primarily rooted in control over another's economic resources, can have far-reaching consequences for victims. What Is Financial Abuse? Financial [...]

2024-02-07T13:45:55-05:00December 7th, 2023|About DV, News|
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