Dating violence policy
Too much can cause you to lose control of your surroundings, allowing someone else to take advantage of you.If you feel uncomfortable, you should leave any type of dating situation at a moment’s notice.The good news is, once we make updates, you’ll be able to use the site just like you did before! Keep up to date with us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram!Thank so much for your patience and for being part of our movement for good.The EU has rolled out new laws to protect your privacy, and we want to make sure we’re following those laws so we can serve you best.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 4 adolescents experiences verbal, physical, emotional, or sexual abuse from a dating partner each year. Dating violence includes any behavior that is used to manipulate, gain control, gain power; cause fear, or make a dating partner feel bad about himself or herself.
Our goals are, first, to ensure the safety of residents and, second, to help equip them for an independent and self-reliant existence after they leave the Safe House.
Whether for a few days or a few weeks, DVCC residences offer a safe haven…
You may be hesitant to do so if you’re not prepared with a cell phone or spare change and money to call a cab.
Always be prepared to leave a situation you’re not comfortable with, and have the resources on hand at all times to be able to do so.