Discussing Dating Violence

Posted on February 6, 2019
Discussing Dating Violence with a Friend or Loved One  Have you started noticing that your friend or loved one is in a relationship that does not appear to be healthy? Their significant other needs to know where your loved one is at all times,...
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Pain to Shame

Posted on April 3, 2018
Pain to Shame is the personal story that Brandi, a survivor of sexual abuse, has bravely shared with us. We would like to take a second to thank her so much for sharing this story, and acknowledge how much courage it takes to put her story out int...
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Welcome Dr. Powell!

Posted on March 8, 2018
Welcome Dr. Powell!     Please join us in welcoming our new Adult Counselor and Sexual Assault Advocacy Team Coordinator Kim Powell, PhD, LPC-S. Dr. Powell has extensive experience serving the community in her role as a counselor. She has...
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Domestic Human Trafficking

Posted on February 1, 2018
Human Trafficking Guest Author: Dr. Nicole Holmes, DCFOF Director of Policy and Training When people think of Human Trafficking or the more appropriate term, sex slavery, they typically think of it as something that happens elsewhere.  It is ...
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Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Posted on April 20, 2017
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and at Denton County Friends of the Family we are working to raise awareness. Events are happening across the county, many of which are hosted by or partnered with Friends of the Family, and our Facebook has been...
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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