DCFOF Provides Hope and Safety

Posted on October 1, 2019
        Our agency was about to close one evening, when a young girl and her mother came to the doors of our agency at the request of the Denton Police Department and Denton ISD. The young girl had made an outcry to her school counselor about b...
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Transitional Housing Provides Safe New Beginnings

Posted on July 17, 2019
Survivors of domestic violence often leave their entire lives behind to seek safety. Even worse, the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence states that up to 99% of all domestic violence victims experi...
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Donna Bloom- Shifting Blame

Posted on May 2, 2019
A note from our Director of Legal Services, Donna Bloom JD, commenting on this article from Dallas News Why protective orders didn't stop ex-boyfriends from killing 2 Dallas-area women.  Here's what Donna had to say:  "This article once again foc...
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ADVANCE

Posted on June 27, 2018
ADVANCE Guest Author: Rachelle Pinkerton When our community thinks of our agency, I think they often imagine a survivor who is walking through our door saying I am experiencing violence and I need assistance.  For the most part, that is how our...
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What Is Legal Advocacy for Victims?

Posted on July 26, 2017
Our Advocacy Team At Denton County Friends of the Family the work our legal advocates do ensures clients facing the risk of harm have access to safety, hope, and justice. Our expert advocates provide support, access to resources, court accompanime...
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Typical warning signs of abuse - Preview

Typical warning signs of abuse

1 in 4 women will experience intimate partner violence - Preview

1 in 4 women will experience intimate partner violence

591 clients were served through legal services in 2017 - Preview

591 clients were served through legal services in 2017