Intersection of Domestic Violence and Homelessness

Posted on April 17, 2019
The intersection of homelessness and domestic violence is the connection of two extraordinarily serious social issues facing communities. Survivors fleeing abusive relationships often must leave their homes, with no other available housing options. Ad...
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Purple Postcard Campaign

Posted on March 20, 2019
The following information is provided by the Texas Council on Family Violence: Per statistics from Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV), within the last five years, 691 Texas women have been killed from domestic violence. In 2017, over 71,000 su...
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Black History Month

Posted on February 27, 2019
Intern Blog by Nadia Rosales     In celebrating Black History Month, it is important to recognize the ways in which intimate partner violence (IPV) and sexual assault (SA) uniquely affect the Black community. As we know, intimate partner violenc...
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Welcome Sarah!

Posted on January 23, 2019
Meet Sarah!   She joins our Prevention Education Awareness Program as a Community Educator here at Denton County Friends of the Family.   Sarah completed both of her undergraduate (a B.S. in Psychology with a Minor in English) and graduate (M....
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2019 Is Your Year!

Posted on January 4, 2019
2019 IS YOUR YEAR! Living Your Best Life By Giving Back The new year is here and it's time for a change! As we all scurry off to the gym and tell ourselves (over and over again) that we won't have that extra cookie anymore, or will only shop org...
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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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1 in 4 women will experience intimate partner violence

591 clients were served through legal services in 2017