Hope for Tomorrow: FSC Camp Breaks the Cycle

Camp HOPE America, TN in Memphis offers standard activities like swimming, ziplining, hikes, ropes courses, and silly songs. But it is a curriculum focused on providing campers “a pathway to hope,” that sets this residential camp apart. Small group cabin discussions and awards for outstanding character traits provide children the tools to cope with adversity. […]

MPD, FSC’s Olliette Murry-Drobot Point Out False Information Being Shared on Social Media

    By: Bridget Chapman, WREG An article bashing the Memphis Police Department for how they treat domestic violence and sex assault victims is making its rounds online. The article was posted by an organization called “The Raw Story,” which has over a million followers on Facebook. The article talks about untested rape kits and […]

Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church Outlines How the Church Should Respond to Domestic Violence

  http:// Special thanks to Pastor Turner and the congregation of Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church for this special service outlining how the church should respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, and sexual harassment and for highlighting FSC services.

Educational Event Held After Shelby County Apartments See More Domestic Violence

OCTOBER 10, 2017, BY BRIDGET CHAPMAN MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The numbers are staggering: Domestic violence assaults are up 11 percent this year in a county already plagued by them. The Family Safety Center constantly works to bring these numbers down in Shelby County and they’re also partnering with SafeWays to combat the problem. “It’s always […]

Olliette Murry-Drobot Discusses Childhood Exposure to Violence with HuffPost

By Eleanor Goldberg Olliette Murry-Drobot was subjected to domestic abuse before she was even born. When Murry-Drobot’s mother was pregnant, she endured more frequent beatings from her partner. The violence intensified to the point that Murry-Drobot’s mom didn’t feel her daughter move for days at a time. Murry-Drobot survived, and witnessed her father terrorize her […]