Change A Life

Change A Life

"Approximately 15 million children are growing up with domestic violence in the U.S. alone. As many as 40 million adults are likely to have been exposed to domestic violence over their lifetime." "Developed by the world’s leading researchers and endorsed by UNICEF and...

Nick News, Family Secrets: When Violence Hits Home

Nick News, Family Secrets: When Violence Hits Home

Many children live in homes with domestic violence, according to the Childhood Domestic Violence Association, "5 million children witness domestic violence each year in the United States. 40 million adult Americans grew up living with domestic violence. Living with...

LGBTQ+ Domestic Violence

LGBTQ+ Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is not just physical violence, there are many other ways a partner can be abusive. Abuse is not exclusive to heterosexual relationships, LGBTQ+ domestic violence happens just as often. View the Power and Control Wheel to learn the different types of...

LGBTQ+ Safe Zone

LGBTQ+ Safe Zone

The Shelter is LGBTQ+ Safe Zone trained:   LGBTQ+ Safe zone means that we are a place open to talking about and being supportive of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning +. Below we will give you an overview of the program. You can learn more...

Same-Sex Relationship Violence

Same-Sex Relationship Violence

It is a common misunderstanding that domestic violence and sexual assault does not happen in a same-sex relationship. Studies show that same-sex relationship violence happens as often as heterosexual relationship violence. The Centers for Disease Control has begun...

Awareness of Domestic Violence is Key

Awareness of Domestic Violence is Key

Awareness of the impact of Domestic Violence is critical, as is educating the public as to its effects is essential in ending the cycle of violence. -- In this country a women is beaten every 9 seconds -- Domestic Violence is the leading cause of injury to women...

3rd Annual “Great Sleep Out Against Domestic Violence”

MANSFIELD, OH.   August 2016 The third annual Great Sleep Out Against Domestic Violence is happening September 2nd-4th 2016 at Johnny's Mattress and Furniture Superstore at 1534 Ashland Road in Mansfield. This event is a fundraiser for the Domestic Violence Shelter...