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The Community’s Role in Reducing the Impact of Domestic Violence in Times of Emergency

Ways organizations can prepare to respond to victims of domestic violence.

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Handle with Care

Research shows that exposure to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) like witnessing violence in the home or community, can have lasting negative effects on health, well-being, and opportunity. In communities across the country, child trauma is being prevented and addressed through the use of three simple words: “Handle with Care.”

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Partner with FVPSA to Help Domestic Violence Survivors

FVPSA partnerships meet domestic violence victims’ needs.

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month! What’s Your #1Thing?

Prevalence statistics about domestic and dating violence and link to fact sheet of ideas for promoting DVAM.

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5 Ways to Help Youth Experiencing Dating Abuse

While these situations can be difficult to navigate, there are things that adults can do to help the young people in their lives.

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Collaboration is Key to Addressing Youth Relationship Violence

Collaboration between the Family and Youth Services Bureau’s (FYSB) three programs, Family Violence Prevention and Services, Runaway and Homeless Youth, and Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention, is critical in working to end the many forms of violence that affect youth, decrease the likelihood of future violence, and increase the health and wellbeing of those being served.

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Children are Victims of Domestic Violence Too

Victim services and children’s programming are and will be a critical lifeline for families in danger of experiencing ongoing violence at home, and several of ACF’s programs and partners focus on serving the entire family in a domestic violence situation.

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FYSB Works with Federal Partners to Enhance Safety for Domestic Violence Victims

FYSB partners with agencies to addresses family homelessness, health care, and prevention of domestic violence

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Without Home and Without Shelter — How Can First Responders Help Victims of Domestic Violence During Disasters?

Domestic violence victims have unique needs during disasters – there are resources for first responders

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What are the Red Flags of Domestic Violence?

The dynamics of domestic violence and where to get help.

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