Domestic Violence Services for Children
Domestic violence results in injuries to more than two million women each year. Countless others suffer non-physical, but equally disturbing, acts of aggression. Some four to ten million children are exposed to violence in their homes. We know it can have lasting and sometimes permanent effects on children.
Our Domestic Violence Program offers essential services designed to help disrupt the cycle of violence.
- Children's Services - Individual and group therapy for children who have been exposed to violence in their homes.
Domestic violence is a pattern of assaultive and coercive behaviors including physical, sexual, psychological, emotional and economic abuse that adults or adolescents use against their intimate partners in an effort to gain power and control within the relationship.
Violence, ranging from lower level aggression to more lethal behaviors, is included on the continuum:
Continuum of Violence:
Disapproving Words or Looks
Blocking the Path
Poking a Finger
Shoving, Pull Hair
Hit - Open Hand or Fist
Aggressive/Coercive Sexual Behavior
Hit - Weapon
Hit Repeatedly, Chase
Causing Physical Injury
We accept most insurances, and offer a sliding fee.
First Call For Help call 729-9100 or www.firstcallforhelp.info/
For more information contact: