Dine with us!

Come Dine With Us! The Center for Women and Families is proud to partner with several restaurants in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. We encourage you to dine with us at these local establishments, who have made the pledge to be #EverydayAdvocates with us. Each partner has agreed to donate a portion of the proceeds…
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31 Ways to be an #EverydayAdvocate this Month

Everyday Advocates are everyday people whose actions help change culture.  Helping survivors of domestic or sexual violence isn’t hard!   There are many ways you can support survivors from educating yourself to volunteering to donating to practicing good self-care and encouraging others to do the same.   Here are 31 ways you can be an Everyday Advocate…
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Advocates on The Go

Beginning January 1, 2019, The Center’s Southern Indiana Campus put into motion a new program model that reaches more domestic violence victims from across the education and socioeconomic spectrum than ever before. The Mobile Advocacy Program places advocates throughout Floyd and Clark counties, making them more accessible to the people who need our services. There can be many barriers…
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Do You Know Me?

Do you remember the anxiety and excitement of those first days and weeks of the school year? Josh is heading to second grade and like most kids his age, he’s excited but also nervous about the new experience. There’s a big difference between Josh and his fellow classmates though. He is stuck asking hard questions…
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Keeping Survivors Safe

We provide personalized one on one services. Every person we talk to has a unique situation and story, thus unique needs.   This week our advocates were working with Stephanie and it didn’t take long to realize she was no longer safe in Louisville.  Advocates were able to get Stephanie somewhere safe by arranging housing in…
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20 Minutes to Make a Difference

20 minutes. That is the amount of time given speak to victims of intimate partner violence before a protective order hearing. The process to get a protection order can be anxiety inducing, to say the least. It may be the first time a victim sees their abuser in person since the incident. It could be…
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