Family Support Center

6,788  is the number of people who benefited from Family Support Center's services in 2015

Chippewa County Residents in 2015:

  • 421 survivors of domestic violence received support, counseling, and advocacy.  The Family Support Center helps victims by providing a 24-hour crisis line, counseling, advocacy, group support, assistance with restraining orders, emergency shelter, and other support services.
  • 154 youth affected by domestic violence received support, counseling, and education.  Counseling & skill-building groups focus on issues such as dynamics of domestic violence, feelings, safety planning, coping with violence, positive communication skills, self-esteem, anger management, and positive conflict resolution.
  • 215 survivors of sexual assault received support, counseling, and advocacy.  Through this program, victims of sexual assault receive the support they need to cope and heal.  Services include counseling, advocacy, group support, and a 24-hour crisis line.
  • 510 parents learned how to improve their parenting skills.  The Family Support Center provides home visiting services, parent coaching sessions, parenting classes, safe exchange services, and a family resource center.  Services and activities focus on family communication, children's social & emotional development, divorce and co-parenting, understanding children's misbehavior, reflective listening, problem solving and helping parents help their children learn and grow.
  • 4,442 children & teens received prevention education to enhance their safety and help them cope with difficult issues in their lives.  Topics include sexual abuse and physical abuse prevention, coping with family violence, sexual harassment, dating violence prevention, and understanding healthy and unhealthy relationships.

Eau Claire County Residents in 2015:

  • 283 survivors of sexual assault received support, counseling, and advocacy.  Through this program, victims of sexual assault receive the support they need to cope and heal.  Services include counseling, advocacy, group support and a 24 hour crisis line.
  • 763 high school students, college students, educators, professionals, service groups and others received sexual assault awareness and prevention education.  Topics include general information about sexual assault, prevention strategies, and coping skills.

In 2014 our services benefited the lives of thousands of Chippewa and Eau Claire residents

 

 Chippewa County residents in 2014:

  • 364 survivors of domestic violence received support, counseling and advocacy. 
  • 141 children affected by domestic violence received support, counseling, and education.  
  • 4,178 children & adolescents received prevention education to enhance their safety and help them cope with difficult issues in their lives.  
  • 191 survivors of sexual assault received support, counseling, and advocacy.  
  • 570 parents improved their parenting skills.  

                                                    Eau Claire residents in 2014:

  • 750 middle and high school students, college students, educators, professionals, service groups and others received sexual assault awareness education and prevention.  
  • 288 survivors of sexual assault received support, counseling, and advocacy. 

 

In 2013 our services benefited the lives of thousands of Chippewa and Eau Claire residents

 Chippewa County Residents in 2013

  • 381 survivors of domestic violence took steps to break the cycle of violence in their lives.  
  • 94 children affected by domestic violence received support, counseling, and education.  
  • 5,275 children & adolescents received prevention education to enhance their safety and help them cope with difficult issues in their lives.  
  • 162 survivors of sexual assault received support, counseling, and advocacy. 
  • 492 parents improved their parenting skills.  

 

 Eau Claire residents in 2013:

 263 survivors took steps to heal from the trauma of sexual assault. 

  • 678 middle and high school students, college students, educators, professionals, service groups and others received sexual assault awareness education.   

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Join us for Walk A Mile-Chippewa Valley on Sunday, October 22nd, at Carson Park Pine Pavilion.  Walk to raise awareness and show support for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Pre-register at:  Eventbrite.com (search:  Walk A Mile Chippewa Valley)

Registration and check-in starts at 11:00, walk begins at noon!

Thank you!

Thank you to all who helped to make Ladies Evening Extravaganza 2017 a huge success! 

We are so grateful for this amazing collaboration!

Our EauxClairesWI community raised over $15K for 2abillion:neauxviolence and chancetherapper's socialworks! (❤️ to AmbientInks)

 

S.M.I.L.E. program at River Source Family Center!

A wonderful program for families in Chippewa County that will provide opportunities for your child (ages birth to 5 years) to shine brightly in all areas of their life! 


S Social-Emotional Development

M Motor Development

I Intellectual Development

L Language Development

E Early Health & Well Being


Call River Source Family Center at 715-720-1841 for more information

or to register for the program


Thank you!!

Thank you to Xcel Energy for their grant to support our Economic Empowerment for Domestic Violence Survivors program!

 

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