Family Violence Program to Survivors

 

Family Service Agency of Burbank (FSA) has been providing support, education, advocacy and intervention services for those suffering with current or past experiences of domestic violence, and their children for more than 25 years through our C.A.R.E. Program for Families.  The C.A.R.E. program was established in 1991 to strengthen FSA’s role in the larger community and aid in the eradication of family violence.

We know that domestic violence is prevalent in every community and must be addressed.  It affects all people regardless of age, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, gender, race, religion, or nationality.  When left unaddressed the devastating consequences of domestic violence can cross generations and last a lifetime.

FSA assists families effected by violence in the following ways:
Intervention Services: including assistance with restraining orders and emergency shelter
Individual and Family counseling
Peer Support Groups and Education
Court Accompaniment
Community Advocacy
Transitional Housing
Therapeutic Monitored Visitation
Food, Clothing, furniture, household goods, Etc.

Did you know?
Every 9 seconds in the U.S. a woman is assaulted or beaten.
Domestic Violence is the leading cause of homelessness for women and children.
A victim attempts to leave a batterer and average of 5-7 times before finally escaping the violence.
There are 16,800 homicides, and 2.2 million injured who received medical treatment, due to domestic partner violence annually.
In families living with violence, children are also the targets of violence in 50% of cases.
Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women including: miscarriage, stillbirth, intrauterine hemorrhage, nutritional deficiency, abdominal pain, disability, chronic pain, gastrointestinal problems, neurological disorders, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder, hypertension, cancer and cardiovascular disease.

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