. .and Kids In
our country alone, as many as 10 million children every
year are exposed to violence within their own families.
They are usually the unintended, often silent, usually
forgotten victims of domestic violence. Read More . . .
People involved in abusive relationships
often have children who have seen and heard too much . . .
We offer free, short-term services for children who have witnessed
family violence and for their custodial parents. Children can talk
about their experiences in a safe, supportive
environment, and families can heal from the effects of
The following free, confidential services are available:
Assessment. If you are concerned
that domestic violence has been affecting your children, a child/family
advocate can discuss your concerns, evaluate your child(ren),
and provide you with feedback and recommendations.
Individual and/or family sessions are available and can provide
information and support, a safe place for your children
to talk about their experiences, and referrals for other services
or resources as needed.
If children learn to understand and
manage their reactions to trauma, it can ease their distress
and reduce the risk of long-term consequences.
To find out if these
services might be helpful to your family, contactthe Abuse Services Intake Coordinator at