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09-22-21 – October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month Download

00:29 Download September 22nd, 2021

Hosted by Lora Lewis, Philadelphia Focus introduces you to the people and organizations making a difference in our community, from health and safety issues to education, employment, and even entertainment opportunities.  Philadelphia Focus looks for solutions and positive action to make our region a better place to call home.

Katie Young Wildes, Senior Communications Specialist for Women Against Abuse, Inc.  WOMENAGAINSTABUSE.ORG   Katie Sanford,  Community Educator for Laurel House, LAUREL-HOUSE.ORG, and Toby Fraser, Manager of Community Education at Lutheran Settlement House,  lutheransettlement.org, return to discuss domestic violence and their October Awareness Month campaigns.  We spoke about the forms of abuse, including, but not limited to physical, emotional and financial, and the easy to find ‘Wheel of Control’ that helps a partner evaluate their relationship.  They discussed the help available, for victims and for concerned friends and family who want to help.

If you are experiencing DV, or are concerned about what to do for a friend or loved one, the 24 hour hotline is available to help put you in touch with the agency closest to you: 1-800-799-SAFE

 

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