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

February is recognized as:


TEEN DATING VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH

 

"1 out of every 3 teenagers

is a victim of physical, sexual,

emotional or verbal abuse

from a dating partner."

 

To watch and learn...click below

this video

 

"FROM THE VERY YOUNG

TO THE VERY OLD

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

KNOWS NO

BOUNDARIES."

 

 

 

Please, talk to your teen today.

Let them know you care.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 





 

 


 

 

 

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