FSC staff provides information and helpful advice about safe custody exchanges and much more.

Sunday night’s deadly officer-involved shooting is fueling a discussion about how to safely conduct a child custody exchange. The TBI said an off-duty officer was witnessing one such exchange at a Shell Gas Station in East Memphis when an altercation broke out sparking the shooting.

Private Violence Screening at Malco Studio on the Square

The Family Safety Center is excited to screen Private Violence, a documentary by filmmaker Cynthia Hill that shatters the brutality of a common logic – why doesn’t she just leave? – through the eyes of two survivors. As we kick off National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we hope you will join us as we watch […]

FSC seeking focus group participants

Help us improve the delivery of services at Family Safety Center! Facilitators from Family Safety Center and the Assisi Foundation want to hear from you about your experiences at the FSC. Your opinion is important in helping us provide the best service for victims and their families. If you would like to participate in a […]

Is it black and blue? Viral dress image used in domestic violence ad

The Salvation Army is using “the dress” in a powerful new ad asking the question, “why is it so hard to see black and blue?” Vernetta Edelman spoke with WREG News Channel 3 about the bold question. Read more here.

Shelby County has launched the Blueprint for safety against domestic violence

After three years of planning, we were honored to sign the Blueprint for Safety along with Memphis Mayor A C Wharton, Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell, U.S. Atty. Ed Stanton III and Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich. We are so proud to be a part of this initiative that we believe will make positive strides […]