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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Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and the Trans Community

Posted on July 10, 2019
Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and the Trans Community Beyond Pride Month By: TH Housing Navigator, Victoria Schofield As we continue our series regarding serving the LGBTQ community, this blog post focuses on gender identity and express...
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Reproductive Coercion

Posted on May 23, 2019
Reproductive Coercion  Many times, when we talk about domestic violence and sexual assault we hear about verbal, emotional, and physical abuse. When sexual abuse is discussed it is usually attributed to rape or sexual assault. Earlier this ...
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Cultivating a Culture of Consent

Posted on April 24, 2019
As Sexual Assault Awareness Month comes to a close, it’s important to reflect on the ways in which the occurrence of sexual assault is perpetuated by our everyday attitudes and actions, as well as by the longstanding sociocultural systems we exist w...
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Start By Believing

Posted on April 5, 2019
#StartByBelieving TAKE THE PLEDGE April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#SAAM). The purpose behind #SAAM is to spread awareness of the prevalence of sexual assault and the impact that it has on victims and survivors. As community memb...
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Know The Warning Signs

Posted on April 3, 2019
Know the Warning Signs  April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. According to TAASA (Texas Association Against Sexual Assault), Sexual Assault is best understood as a broader continuum of unwanted non-mutual sexual actions that range from subtle t...
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