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2020 First Fully Remote Legal Aid Clinics

The registration page for the first fully remote clinic is available, please help us spread the word! We will be continuing the clinics on their regular schedule, same date and time, but they will be happening through Zoom and people … Continue reading

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2020 FLVF Offers Additional Legal Aid Self-Help Clinics

Families Living Violence Free is proud to partner with Legal Aid of North Carolina to bring Granville County and surrounding areas FREE Self-Help Clinics.  ​​​​​​​Legal Aid of North Carolina’s free do-it-yourself legal clinics educate people about their rights and empower them to handle … Continue reading

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2020 FLVF Partners With Granville County Senior Centers Creative Lifelong Learning Program

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Address Confidentiality Program

The Address Confidentiality Program helps victims keep abusers from discovering their new address. We help protect survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking.  More than 990 people currently participate in the program. Keeping Your New Address Confidential If … Continue reading

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One Survivor’s Story

One Survivor’s Story Thank you so much for listening to my story and letting me share my story with you.  By ANONYMOUS SURVIVOR “My Life Matters So I Spoke Up.” Although it is difficult to share my story, I will.  … Continue reading

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Understanding Stalking – Recognizing and Responding to Stalking

Stalking is a pattern of repeated and unwanted attention, harassment, contact, or any other course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to feel fear. Stalking can include: Repeated, unwanted, intrusive, and frightening communications … Continue reading

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Purple & Pearls on Purpose

Purple & Pearls on Purpose Ms. Brenda White, Founder A survivor of domestic violence, Brenda White thanks God for being alive today. In April of 2012, she was nearly murdered by her ex-husband. She was stabbed 10 times, tied to … Continue reading

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Is Trust Mandatory in Healthy Relationships? The True Definition of Trust.

One of the biggest stick points on the journey to emotional healing has to do with the subject of TRUST. Somewhere along the way I came to believe that I had to trust people until they were proven untrustworthy. That is … Continue reading

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Raising Non-Violent Children: A Survivor’s Perspective

As a survivor of domestic violence and mother of two, one of my biggest concerns is how the abusive home in which they grew up – and in which they now spend every other weekend – will affect them. I … Continue reading

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Why Women Can’t Stop Domestic Violence Alone

We hear our neighbor shout, “I’m going to kill you,” and shake our heads as we reach for the remote. Surely he doesn’t mean it, we tell ourselves. She should leave, we think. She should get a divorce. Why does … Continue reading

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