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

 

December Feature: "Christmas Wishes Met"

The Family Resource Center and the families we serve would like to take the opportunity to say thank you to the following groups and organizations for making a wonderful Christmas for those who would have otherwise not had one at all. Thank you!


Evans Family & Friends


Bethlehem United Methodist Church - Rocky Mount


FCHS - SCA


Valley Star Credit Union - Rocky Mount

 

NOT PICTURED BUT MUCH APPRECIATED:

Franklin Heights Baptist Church Womens Sunday School Class

Rocky Mount United Methodist Church Womens Group

Smith Mountain Lake Church of the Brethren

Professional Business Women

Maple Grove Baptist Church Womens Group

Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital - Patient Services Department

Rocky Mount Police Department

Franklin County Sheriff's Office - Dispatch

Crista Gibson's Sunday School Class

Great Commission Church

 

 


 

 

 

Franklin County Resource Directory

 

 

 

 

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