Do Not Suffer Silently

Posted on October 30, 2018
Do Not Suffer Silently Guest Blog Author: Ruth Gamble and Siblings *Trigger Warning: Depictions of Domestic Violence* During this Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we have brought attention to statistics and resources relating to domestic ...
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Full Circle of Service

Posted on July 24, 2018
Full Circle of Service Amber Birmingham Owner of Just Between Friends Denton County &  DCFOF Women's Auxiliary Member What we see so often at Friends of the Family, is the community's willingness to lend a hand to the people around us th...
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Raise Your Voice

Posted on July 20, 2018
Raise Your Voice  By Natalie Pixler  Winner of Rotary 4 Way Speech Contest  In my house, I am famous for oversleeping. It is that darn snooze button. I know perfectly well that hitting the snooze button is a dangerous game, and yet I c...
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Domestic Violence in Big Little Lies

Posted on July 11, 2018
From the outside, domestic violence may be something that appears cut and dry. For someone with no experience with domestic violence, it may be difficult for them to empathize with and understand victims who choose to stay with or return to their abus...
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Last Month at Denton County Friends of the Family

Posted on May 29, 2018
April Snapshot  Last month at Denton County Friends of the Family we served 810 clients through counseling, play therapy, shelter, advocacy and legal services. Below is a snapshot of how your support continues to help make an impact for victims of sex...
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Love Yourself

Posted on February 15, 2018
Happy Valentine's Day! It's a day where we all sit surrounded by Cupid and pink hearts, and take time to be grateful for our healthy and supportive relationships. Those significant others can definitely make life sweeter, but here's a thought: Is the...
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Typical warning signs of abuse

1 in 4 women will experience intimate partner violence

591 clients were served through legal services in 2017