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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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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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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Employee Spotlight: Meet Cyndi Grady, LPC

Posted on March 6, 2019
Cyndi is one of our longest employees at DCFOF! She is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology from Texas Woman's University.  Cyndi started working with Friends of the Family as a counseling intern in 200...
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Play Therapy

Posted on February 22, 2019
Play Therapy Written By: Michelle Fox, M. Ed., LPC-S RPT-S Here at Denton County Friends of the Family our therapists are both excited and honored to be a part of a child’s journey through play therapy. Children utilize play as a way to proces...
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Trend Alert!

Posted on August 10, 2017
When you shop at the DCFOF Thrift Store you are directly contributing to the lifesaving services provided to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. All proceeds of the store go right back into services for our clients, and directly impacts our a...
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