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The severity of intimate

The severity of intimate partner violence is often greater in cases where the pattern of abuse was established in adolescence.

Violent behavior typicall

Violent behavior typically begins between the ages of 12 and 18. #TeenDatingViolence

Rock The Cause 5K Run

Please join us Saturday, April 5th, at 8am for a 5k run to benefit Adrienne’s House!  There will also be a one-mile fun run for those who’d rather choose a shorter distance. Details and entry form can be found here.

Young women between the a

Young women between the ages of 16-24 experience the highest rate of intimate partner violence — almost triple the national average.

25% of high school girls

25% of high school girls have been victims of physical or sexual abuse. #TeenDatingViolence

One in 10 high school stu

One in 10 high school students has been purposefully hit, slapped or physically hurt by a boyfriend or girlfriend.

1 in 3 adolescents in the

1 in 3 adolescents in the U.S. is a victim of physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner. #teendatingviolence

Think your teen knows how

Think your teen knows how to spot the signs of #datingviolence? Have them take this quiz to see.

Today is “It’s Time t

Today is “It’s Time to Talk Day!” Encourage your teens to speak up about dating violence!!

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!

Upcoming Events


Giving Tuesday


Human Trafficking Awareness Day


Drawdown Throwdown

Frank Gruich Center


2023 Rock the Cause

Pascagoula Beach Park


Start By Believing Day

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