experience rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner at some point in their lifetime, shows the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey.
FYSB's Family Violence Prevention and Services Program exists to ensure that ALL victims of domestic violence have access to the services and supports that they need to live a life free of abuse.
are at greater risk for rape, stalking, and intimate partner violence, shows the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey.
FYSB believes that supporting programs that provide culturally competent services is key to ensure that domestic violence victims in racial and ethnic minority communities receive appropriate services.
have experienced some form of intimate partner violence (IPV) in their lifetimes and reported serious short- or long-term impacts, such as post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms and injury, according to the CDC.
FYSB urges communities to continue critical efforts to prevent this widespread public health issue. Visit PreventIPV.org for more information about primary prevention of IPV.
first experienced intimate partner violence before age 25, according to the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey.
FYSB believes the prevention of intimate partner violence should begin at an early age. For prevention tools and approaches, visit PreventIPV.org.
including emergency shelter, went unmet in one day because domestic violence programs did not have the resources to provide these services, according to the National Census of Domestic Violence Services.
This finding highlights the need for community-based, culturally relevant, language accessible and trauma-informed services and supports. Learn about the Family & Youth Services Bureau’s Specific Issues Resource Centers.
survivors who used support groups, counseling, supportive services and legal advocacy from a domestic violence program rate these services “very helpful.”
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services funds resource centers to inform and strengthen domestic violence intervention and prevention efforts at the individual, community, and societal levels. Meet the Domestic Violence Resource Network.
found refuge in emergency shelters or transitional housing provided by local domestic violence programs in one single day in 2013, according to the National Census of Domestic Violence Services.
To find a shelter in your community, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233).
were served by domestic violence programs across the country in one single day in 2013, according to the National Census of Domestic Violence Services.
Local programs, funded by the Family & Youth Services Bureau’s Family Violence Prevention and Services Program, provide life-saving services and supports to victims of domestic violence and their children.
are victims of physical violence by an intimate partner in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Go to the National Domestic Violence Awareness Project website to learn how to get involved in your community’s efforts to end domestic violence.