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Domestic Violence Awareness Month begins with a Day of Unity

Family Services and the Winston-Salem Police Department invite the community to raise awareness and hope about domestic violence at a special services to mourn, celebrate and connect. A brief service of remembrance will be offered. A Day of Unity Family Services, Kate B. Reynolds Room 12:00 — 1:00 p.m. 1200 S. Broad Street, Winston-Salem Progress [...]

Ways to report domestic abuse

The tragic news of two domestic violence related incidents in our community is a reminder to learn the warning signs and how to provide support. Safe on Seven Coordinator Alexis Daniels tells WXII 12 NEWS how to report domestic abuse.

Head Start children lead the way to Ring Out Child Abuse

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. On Friday, April 13, 2018, our Head Start children enrolled at the Sarah Y. Austin Child Development campus led the way to ring out child abuse in Forsyth County. Child abuse and neglect rates have dropped by 40% over the past 25 years. Yet reports of child abuse are [...]

Time to do more as domestic, child violence declines

By Bob Feikema As published in The Winston-Salem Journal, Monday, December 19, 2016 Imagine opening your morning paper to these headlines: Intimate partner violence is down by 63%!   Child abuse and neglect rates have dropped by 40%!  Sexual abuse of children has declined by 62%!  You wouldn’t be dreaming. These are the facts.  You can look them [...]