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

 

JUNE Feature: FRC Hosted a training offered Statewide!


CONNECTIONS TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE THRU SUBSTANCE ABUSE, ANIMAL(PET) ABUSE, ELDER ABUSE AND CHILD ABUSE

 

Our team would like to send out a great big thank you to

all of our guest speakers and participants that made

the training a big success!


TRAINING IS IMPORTANT TOO!

Speakers Included:

  • Terri Crews, LCSW Clinical Manager; Piedmont Community Services
  • Michelle Welch, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Director of the Animal Law Unit; Office of Attorney General
  • Courtney O’Hara, Program Manager, Central VA Task Force on DV in Later Life; VCU’s Virginia Center on Aging
  • Joyce Moran, Executive Officer; Southern VA Child Advocacy Center

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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