The Family Place saved my life in 1996, along with my two daughters. I wrote a book and posts about my escape and how The Family Place provided life saving services for me and my daughters. From emergency shelter, food and clothes, to a supportive living apartment and time to attain an education. Book: “Dead Wrong – The Truth about Domestic Violence, Incest and Child Abuse”. here, and here
“We are not a male-bashing organization. Our services support all victims—male and female, children and adults. This year, we have provided court-ordered batterer’s treatment to 449 male, 106 female and 98 adolescent offenders. We have helped 308 men and 326 women recover from childhood sexual assault and incest in our Incest Recovery Program. To date we have counseled 9 male and 1,335 female victims in our outreach programs.
We wanted the campaign to start a conversation, and it has.The visibility of the DART campaign and the community response to it resulted in a front-page story in The Dallas Morning News featuring our hotline number. This sparked a sharp increase in hotline calls for help. The campaign also provides an opportunity for parents to talk about family violence with their children and emphasize the importance of healthy relationships and respect for others.
but you can do something to help.
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