DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FAQS
1 in 4 adolescents report experiencing verbal, physical, emotional, or sexual abuse from a dating partner each year.
Witnessing violence between one’s parents or caretakers is the strongest risk factor of transmitting violent behavior from one generation to the next.
Studies show that 3-4 million children between the ages of 3-17 are at risk of exposure to domestic violence each year.
U.S. government statistics say that 95% of domestic violence cases involve women victims of male partners. The children of these women often witness the domestic violence.
1 in 4 girls (25%) are sexually abused by the age of 18.
1 in 6 boys (17%) are sexually abused by the age of 18.
Most teen sexual abuse victims (7 in 10, or 70%) know their abuser. It is generally a family member, or someone close to the family.
We offer Support Groups
With the Coronavirus Safe Haven of Person County is/has adapted to and modified our services to keep staff safe and continue to support individuals and families in crisis to escape violence and heal from the associated trauma. This includes technology to access many of our services. We are still advocating and servicing our clients - support groups are being held virtually (contact us for more info)
When it comes to healing from Domestic Violence, it helps to have people you can talk to on a regular basis. The ongoing communication not only helps you make sense of what you’re experiencing, but it also provides support, validation, and resources from people who have been through the same things you’ve been through.
You can share your experiences and learn from others in a safe, non-shaming, and non-punishing environment; join us we welcome you with open arms.
Sessions are confidential and you must register prior to attending
Sessions are open to men and women
For more information and start dates call our office at 336-330-0331
or email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org