WXII 12 television's Wanda Starke uncovers the silent fears of domestic violence. Her thirty-minute report identifies the support services that are available to victims, how to recognize domestic violence, how to seek help, and the work that three neighboring counties are doing to help break the cycle of this hidden hurt. Watch it online.
Family Services to Host 7th Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® to Raise Awareness About Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault
Family Services Safe Relationships Division will host the seventh annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® on Saturday, September 12, 2015. The walk will begin at Family Services’ Gateway location at 1200 S. Broad Street in Winston-Salem. Participants will walk down Salem Avenue and return to the event site. On-site registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. The walk will begin at [...]
The murder-suicide Saturday night at Forsyth Medical Center appears from all accounts to have been a tragedy in the making for some time. And the shocking public nature of it is more evidence that the mindsets that often underpin acts of domestic violence are deep-seated and not easily resolved. Simply stated, those involved in unhealthy [...]
Three Triad non-profits are banding together to raise more than a quarter of a million dollars to help abused children. A community fundraising campaign is underway to replace the loss of state and federal funding for child abuse and neglect programs. Several community leaders, child advocacy agencies and local law enforcement officials gathered at the [...]