Gulf Coast Center For
Nonviolence

Archives for October 2013

We must continue to raise

We must continue to raise awareness year round. Please raise your voice and join the movement to end violence. #DVAM #VAW #GCWCFN

To the #advocates & #

To the #advocates & #volunteers who answer hotline calls, work in shelters, assist in safety plans #ThankYou!! #DVAM #VAW #GCWCFN

On average, 3 women die a

On average, 3 women die at the hands of a current or former intimate partner every day. Help us end Domestic Violence. #DVAM #VAW #GCWCFN

Emotional abuse is so dam

Emotional abuse is so damaging many survivors say they would rather “be hit” than endure the emotional abuse. http://t.co/f9YHp206BS #DVAM

Biloxi and Gulfport Football Fans Support Our Center!

Students, parents, and fans attending the Biloxi High vs. Gulfport High football game November 8th are invited to drop off donations at the game for the residents and children of our domestic violence shelter. We appreciate the support from our great Coast community! Some suggested items for donations include: For the ladies – Wal-Mart gift […]

Emotional abuse occurs in

Emotional abuse occurs in all abusive relationships. This tactic causes extreme damage to the victim’s self esteem. #DVAM #VAW #GCWCFN

Nearly 1.5 million women

Nearly 1.5 million women and 7.6% of men have been victims of domestic violence. #DVAM #VAW #GCWCFN

Financial Abuse is one of

Financial Abuse is one of the least known but 1 of the most powerful tactics trapping a victim in the relationship. #DVAM #VAW #GCWCFN

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Saving Animals and Families Everyday

A great way to show your support!

Just drop off your donated items to the Humane Society of South Mississippi in either of its thrift store locations (Gulfport or Ocean Springs) and let them know you're donating on behalf of the Women's Center. They will then provide us with vouchers our clients can then use to purchase clothing or household items for their family!

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