On Thursday, June 15, we will celebrate World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. With around 5 million older people being abused, neglected, or taken advantage of every year, it’s a growing problem worldwide. To show my support and raise awareness, I will be wearing purple on this day. I encourage you to join me in spreading the word and standing against elder abuse. Together, we can make a difference.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, highlighting the importance of prioritizing our mental well-being A Word With Paige May 2023 May is Mental Health Awareness Month, highlighting the importance of prioritizing our mental well-being. Yet, many people still feel a stigma attached to mental health issues, particularly those who have experienced interpersonal violence (IPV), such […]
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and it is essential to remember that child abuse and neglect can happen to any child in any community. As a community, we all have a role to play in preventing child abuse and helping raise healthy children. The Centers for […]
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month Many of you may have noticed the purple ribbons around town this month because October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). Contrary to what many understand, domestic violence is far more than physical abuse. Abusers often use emotional, economic, and psychological actions or threats to frighten, intimidate, terrorize, […]
You Can Be a Light of Hope Faces of Hope offers all our services for free to every victim who needs support. These services include emergency housing, forensic exams, food, transportation, clothing, legal support, crisis counseling. Faces experienced a 28% increase in service requests between 2020 and 2021. As of August 2022, we have surpassed […]