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October 10, 2017
BENEFITING: FAMILY SERVICES INCORPORATED
1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men will experience domestic abuse in their lifetimes. It's time to stop the abuse! Family Services Incorporated has a long history --more than 80 years! -- of helping Blair County families in need. For more than 30 years, the Victim Services Program has helped victims and survivors of domestic abuse.
Domestic Abuse affects every race, religion, social and economic class, and all age groups. It can take be physical, mental, emotional, sexual, and/or financial. In the end, it’s all about power and control. Domestic abuse is calculated; it is tactics and strategies a person utilizes to maintain power and control over another person in an intimate relationship.
We are the team for victims and survivors to help cope with the trauma she/he has experienced. All our services are free and confidential!
-24 hour hotline
-Supportive and Therapeutic Counseling
-Assistance filing Civil Protection Orders, including PFA's, PFI's and SVPO's
-Accompaniment -- both medical and legal
-Advocacy -- both medical and legal
-Civil Legal Representation
In 2016, Family Services helped almost 800 victims of domestic abuse. Those 800 victims became 800 survivors!
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