Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month | October 2015  


Children and Youth Who Live With 
Domestic Violence


All children and youth who live with domestic violence are affected by the experience. The nature and extent of the effects vary greatly. Some children are severely traumatized while others are able to cope well... Read more about the effects of domestic violence on youth...

WJCS Prevention and Intervention Services for Youth...
promote healthy relationships and healthy family functioning. Research-proven mental health treatment helps children and youth heal from the often-traumatic impact of sexual abuse and domestic violence.

Facts About Children and Domestic Violence 

Children that are exposed to violence are more likely to attempt suicide, abuse drugs and alcohol, run away from home, engage in teenage prostitution, and commit sexual assault crimes. Learn more facts…

Help ensure that all children and youth in Westchester impacted by domestic violence and abuse receive the help they need.

For More Information

WJCS supports 20,000 Westchester residents annually through cutting-edge mental health treatment, a network of youth development programs, programs for people with disabilities and autism, homecare, services for older adults and privately funded programs for the Jewish community. Contact Jan Fisher, director of public affairs, or 914-848-8163.


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