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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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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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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What Is Legal Advocacy for Victims?

Posted on July 26, 2017
Our Advocacy Team At Denton County Friends of the Family the work our legal advocates do ensures clients facing the risk of harm have access to safety, hope, and justice. Our expert advocates provide support, access to resources, court accompanime...
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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