Dating violence community resources
The Hotline serves as the only domestic violence hotline in the nation with access to more than 5,000 shelters and domestic violence programs across the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U. The Hotline is toll-free, confidential, and anonymous.The National Centers for Victims of Crime (NCVC) 1-800-FYI-CALL A 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization supported by members, individual donors, corporations, foundations, and government grants, NCVC can help find local victim services counselors for young people in trouble.Choose focuses on preventing dating abuse by educating 11- 14-year-olds about healthy relationships.The Lauren Dunne Astley Memorial Fund was created by her parents.
Futures Without Violence has led the way and set the pace for ground-breaking education programs, national policy development, professional training programs, and public actions designed to end violence against women, children and families around the world.
Listed below are some of the agencies and organizations that we commonly refer clients to.
Breakup violence among teens is a crime that has no zip code. A relationship ends and what happens is an emotional surge of uncontrollable anger.
Here are some things to be aware of: Social media adds enormous pressure -- the digital footprint that every young person lives with makes breaking up harder, sometimes humiliating. She now volunteers at the National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline.
As any parent knows, it can be difficult to communicate with your teen, especially when it comes to a sensitive topic like dating violence.