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

 

MAY Feature: BFMS W.I.N. DONATION

Cathy Russell and her 6th grade students, for the past three

years, each semester, have made a difference in the lives

of kids in crisis due to domestic violence in their family. Below is a

picture of Ms. Russell, (on the right), presenting the

Family Resource Center Director, Cynthia Treadway, 13 kids quilts.

Each was handmade by the students in her W.I.N.(What I Need)

class. The quilts are given to kids receiving services of shelter or

support group through one of our Children's Program.



Thank you W.I.N. students!

 

Kids Bill of Rights

  • Kids have the right to be kids.
  • Kids have the right to be safe.
  • Kids have the right to stay out of the middle of their
    par
    ent’s fighting.
  • Kids have the right to love both their parent’s even if the parent’s don’t love each other anymore.
  • Kids have the right to not hear bad things from one parent about the other.
  • Kids have the right to say when they don’t want to talk about something that is an adult issue.
  • Kids have the right to like themselves.
  • Kids have the right to be happy.








 

 


 

 

 

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