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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month!

Every October, we recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month with a variety of activities and events, as well as lots of posts on social media. This year we have the new Silent Witness Display available to post in our communities. 

We’re looking for volunteers to help us get the word out to our community—can you help? If so, contact us at 1.276.625.o219 or email awareness@frcinc.org.

Thank your for supporting FRC's October Awareness Walk, BINGO and Silent Auction!

For the October 2022 Domestic Violence Awareness month, FRC partnered with the community to sponsor an event to raise awareness and raise donations to support those experiencing domestic violence.

The event was held Saturday, October 22, 2022 in Hillsville, VA and was a great success! 

Plans are already underway for our next Awareness event and will be announced on our website and Facebook page.


January is Stalking Awareness Month AND Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January brings attention to two very important issues:
Human Trafficking Awareness and Stalking Awareness. 

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month

Every February, young people and their loved ones join together across the country for a national effort to raise awareness about the issue of teen dating violence through Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (TDVAM). 

Family Resource Center shines the spotlight on the differences in Healthy vs. Unhealthy Relationships with public awareness campaigns on social media as well as with presentations and awareness activities hosted by local high schools and middle schools. Want to get involved? Contact us at: 1276.625.0219 or awareness@frcinc.org


April is Child Abuse & Neglect Awareness Month AND Sexual Abuse Awareness Month

In April we recognize both Child Abuse & Neglect Awareness  & Prevention Month
Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month.

For 2021, we’re having a “MOVE FOR A CHANGE” VIRTUAL 5K fundraising event! See more at: https://www.frcinc.org/blog/news/move-for-a-change-virtual-5k 


*The event is over but we still welcome your donation & support!

June is Abuse in Later Life/Elder Abuse Prevention & Awareness Month

Abuse in Later Life victims may benefit from services offered by FRC, such as crisis lines, emergency shelter, supportive counseling, and legal advocacy. FRC’s free and confidential services include victim-defined advocacy, safety planning, and trauma-informed responses.

We have a variety of informational and educational materials to help raise awareness about the ways abuse can impact people in later life. FRC staff are available to provide informational trainings to groups and organizations about Abuse in Later Life. Contact us to schedule in-person or tele-conference presentations:

Call 1.276.625.0219 or click to get more information: PRESENTATIONTRAINING or email us at awareness@frcinc.org.

If you or someone you know is experiencing abuse, please call: 1.800.613.6145 to talk to an advocate about services, resources, and interventions. Remember, FRC’s services are free and confidential.

July is BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month.

July is Black, Indigenous and People of Color Mental Health Awareness Month.
Mental health conditions do not discriminate based on race, color, gender or identity. 
FRC welcomes ALL survivors and does not discriminate. 

Want to help FRC reach underserved populations in our area? You can reach us by phone 1.276.625.0219, email: awareness@frcinc.org or web chat (see chat icon on the bottom right of the screen; chat hours are M-F, 9a-4p).