Shelter Training

Interested in volunteering at our shelter? FAS Flyer Nov2014-page-001

Join us on Saturday, November 15th for a volunteer training at Elon University!

Please contact Tammy Smith tsmith@familyabuseservices.org or Sarah Sullivan ssullivan@familyabuseservices.org if you are interested in attending.  Feel free to call the office at 336-226-5982 for further questions.

Strides for Safe Relationships

Strides (2)-page-001Strides for Safe Relationships is fast approaching!

Please join us for the walk to end domestic violence at Elon University’s Academic
Village Amphitheater on Tuesday, October 21st at 5:30 PM! We are partnering with Alpha Chi Omega, CrossRoads, Alamance For Freedom, SPARKS and EFFECT and would love your support.

This is a free event however, donations are welcomed.

For more information, contact us at 336-226-5982.

Wine Tasting Fundraiser

It is almost time for our annual Wine Tasting event benefiting us here at Family Abuse Services.  Find the flyer below with all the information about the event, or let us know if you have any further questions.  The event will be help September 27th from 7-9pm at Grove Winery.  Looking forward to seeing everyone out there!

2014 Family Abuse Services Wine Tasting

Another Way to Help Family Abuse Services

Do you shop on Amazon?  Did you know you can shop on AmazonSmile and have a small portion of your purchase cost go towards your favorite charity?  Follow this link, Amazon Smile, and Family Abuse Services should become your charity of choice and you will be supporting our organization as you shop!  Thank you for your continued support!

 

Social Media Suggestions

twitterAre you a member of Facebook or Twitter? Like or follow the National Network to End Domestic Violence (@nnedv), End Violence (@EndDV), and the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (@NCADV). These programs work to raise awareness about domestic violence and support for survivors. Their social media accounts provide up-to-date information regarding domestic violence, including current events.

Attend One of Our Support Groups

supportEvery Tuesday and Wednesday night, Family Abuse Services hosts a support group that is facilitated by a licensed clinical social worker. On Tuesday night, we hold our Spanish speaking group while Wednesday nights are for the English speaking support group. The groups focus on peer support, domestic violence education, and skill-building exercises. Free childcare is also provided.

 The support groups meet at 1950 Martin Street, Burlington, 27217, from 5:30-7:00 pm. For more information, please call Family Abuse Services at 336-226-5982.

Denim Day: Support for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

On April 23, InterAct of Wake County celebrated Denim Day in support for Sexual Assault Awareness Month by wearing jeans. Denim Day was first established in 1999 to show support for victims of sexual assault. Each participant was encouraged to wear denim jeans, donate $5, and wear a “Ask Me Why” sticker.

InterAct is Wake County’s only confidential domestic violence program and provides support and resources for those affected by domestic violence. For more information on InterAct or Denim Day, please visit the website.

http://interactofwake.org/calendar/?id=274