In an emergency, dial 911 or call the National Domestic Violence 24-Hour Hotline at 800.799.7233 or 800.787.3224 TTY for counseling assistance. Visit www.ndvh.org for more information. In Illinois call 877.863.6338. Visit www.batteredwomensnetwork.org for more information.
Support the network of over 160 parishes of volunteer ministries to raise awareness, connect victims and their families to community resources and educate youth about healthy relationships and prevention of domestic violence.
Invest in the future of healthy family relationships free from all violence. Purchase your tickets or a table for your parish, family or organization. Proceeds will support awareness raising, education and training, and prevention initiatives. Thank you for your generous support.
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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month – February. The following are twenty-eight informational graphics that can be useful as parish bulletin inserts, social media posts or in other settings. (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14) (15) (16) (17) (18) (19) (20) (21) (22) (23) (24) (25) (26) (27) (28)
Pre-Cana Domestic Violence Awareness Module for Marriage Preparation
Thank you for your ministry of preparing couples for marriage. To assist you, find a brief module to raise awareness of an often-unrecognized reality that domestic violence exists in Catholic marriages. Pre-Cana may be the last best chance to avoid the pain of domestic violence in marriage.
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“I didn’t know it was abuse.”
“I thought I could fix it.”
“I didn’t tell anyone.”
Domestic Violence in the First Person