When family violence strikes, most victims and family members are left wondering what hit them. It’s often sudden and, sometimes, completely out of the blue. Family violence is very difficult to prepare for – unless you’ve been in an abusive relationship for a period of time. Even then, one never really knows when or why an abuser will strike.
Since 2006 we’ve been helping victims and their families to deal with domestic violence, dating violence, sexual violence and child neglect/abuse. Below are short stories about several families we’ve assisted.