No one deserves to be abused. If at any time you feel threatened or are being abused, dial 9-1-1 immediately.
Domestic Violence represents 56% of all violent crimes. 20,000+ different cases of domestic violence occur each year. 25,000 children are exposed to domestic violence each year. For each reported domestic violence case, there is one unreported case. 50,000+ domestic violence police dispatch calls are made each year. 70%-80% of inmates experienced domestic violence as children. One-in-four women and one-in-nine men will experience domestic violence in a lifetime. Domestic violence is a repeating cycle; 70% of violent adults come from violent homes. On average, it takes victims seven tries before they succeed in escaping.
“It’s hard to sum up the Family Safety Center in a sentence or two since they changed my life. I came in just for a protection order, however I left with the hope, healing and courage I needed to move on and never look back. The storm is over now; I will be forever grateful for the FSC!!”