DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS
Some of our partners in the work to stop family violence:
Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence - http://gcadv.org/
Georgia Commission On Family Violence - http://www.gcfv.org/
Ahimsa House - http://www.ahimsahouse.org/
Prevent Child Abuse Georgia - http://abuse.publichealth.gsu.edu/about/
End Child Sexual Abuse – Stewards of Children – Darkness to Light - http://www.d2l.org
Report Child Abuse – Gwinnett DFCS - http://dfcs.dhs.georgia.gov/gwinnett-county-dfcs-office
Partnership Against Domestic Violence - http://padv.org/
Georgia Latin@Against Domestic Violence -http://www.gladv.org/
Gwinnett Children’s Shelter - http://www.gwinnettchildrenshelter.org/
Wellspring Living - http://wellspringliving.org/
DHS –Department on Aging Services – Report Abuse of Sr. and at Risk Adults http://aging.dhs.georgia.gov/ - 1-866-552-4464
Domestic Violence program members were out in force on April 27 for GFWC Day of Service. Collections were made at a Lilburn strip mall for items to be donated to the Gwinnett Domestic Violence Shelter. Many thanks to everyone that generously donated to the important cause.
LWC President Barbara Brooks and Domestic Violence Program chair Pat Swan show off the 'silver' recieved for all of the hard work.
Lilburn Mayor Crist presents a proclamation
declaring April Child Abuse Prevention Month
to Nancy Chilcoat and Linda Newton.
Domestic Violence hosted a drive to Stop Infant Deaths from Unsafe Sleeping Practices. Bookmarks were displayed & given away at Lilburn libraries, DFCS meetings, and at doctor's offices.
Domestic Violence provides birthday cakes and decorations for the women at the Safe House. Pretty gift sets created by Carolyn Havens were presented to all the women at the Safe House for Mother's Day.
Linda Newton & Pat Swan attended the
PADV's Teen Summit seminar.
Domestic Violence created Pinwheel Gardens at Lilburn City Park at Easter and at a White Elephant Sale. Pinwheel gardens represent our effort to focus on community activities that support families and public policies that prioritize prevention right from the start to make sure child abuse and neglect never occur.