Franklin County Virginia Family Resource Center

Mission Statement of the Franklin County Family Resource Center

TO PROMOTE SAFE AND HEALTHY LIVING ENVIRONMENTS
FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY FAMILIES IN CRISIS WHO ARE VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

 

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RED FLAGS OF AN UNHEALTHY RELATIONSHIP:

  • Blames others for own faults
  • Drug/Alcohol use/abuse
  • History of family violence
  • Fascination with weapons
  • Strong gender stereotypes
  • Difficulty with authority
  • Cannot express emotions verbally
  • Treats partner like property or something they "possess"
  • Isolaties you from friends, family
  • Blows up at little things
  • Thinks it's OK to resolve conflict with violence

 

 

 

 

 

 

Franklin County Family Resource Center

JULY FEATURE STORY


 

The Franklin County Family Resource Center Presents the:

“I’m O.K.” Children’s 1st Annual Summer Program

(A program for children ages 4-12 whom have witnessed or are at risk of domestic violence)

DATES

August 2nd, 2016                             August 3rd, 2016

Ages 4-8                                           Ages 9-12

1:00PM-5:00PM                               1:00PM-5:00PM

Activities will be held in the community room at the Franklin County Family Resource Center.

Program Topics:

  • Feelings/Family
  • Anger and Emotions
  • “Stop, Think, Act”
  • Safety Planning
  • Bill of Rights

***Must register in person at the Family Resource Center by July 29th, 2016***

***Seating is limited to 15 participants per age group***

Please call (540) 483-5088 if you have any questions!

 

 


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IF SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS BEING ABUSED...

  • Listen - "I believe you."
  • Acknowledge - "No one deserves to be abused."
  • Express Concern - "I am concerned for your safety."
  • *Respect their Choices - "It's important for you to make decisions that are best for you."
  • Be Supportive - "You are not alone."
  • Provide Encouragement - "The Family Resource Center Hotline is anonymous & confidential. You could call them for help; I could sit with you when you do."

 

 

 

 

 

 

MAN UP - BE AN ADVOCATE - STOP THE VIOLENCE