Showing posts from September, 2018

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Transitions is a crisis center that provides advocacy, empowerment, and education to victims, survivors, families and communities to end patterns of violence and abuse. We are looking to build safer families and communities by combating domestic violence, sexual assault, and other serious crimes. Our services are primarily focused in Union County as well as other surrounding areas.

According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been victims of some form of physical violence by an intimate partner within their lifetime. Our goal through this series of blog posts is to educate as well as bring awareness of the severity of these issues. These are some of the shocking nation-wide facts about how common domestic violence is.

·Intimate partner violence accounts for 15% of all violent crimes
·19% of domestic violence involves a weapon
·Only 34% of people who are injured by intimate partners receive medical care for their injuries.
·1 and 15 chil…