Evansville Mayor, Lloyd Winnecke, and Other Community Leaders Say #NoMoreEVV
Recently we got together with The Albion Fellows Bacon Center, and many of our community leaders to raise awareness about domestic and sexual violence.
Unfortunately, for many women right here in the tri-state domestic and sexual abuse is a harsh reality. Domestic violence is not uncommon, on average 2-4 million American women are beaten each year by their husbands or boyfriends; 4000 of those women don't make it out alive. And that's just the number of reported instances. Many cases don't go reported because of fear.
We thought, what better way to start changing that number, than right here in our very own tri-state? We want to make sure ANYONE who is a victim of domestic or sexual violence knows that there is a way out. There is a safe place. We want to help you say NO MORE.
With the help of The Albion Fellows Bacon Center, EPD, Vanderburgh County Sheriff Department, and Mayor Lloyd Winnecke (just to name a few of the notable public figures that have stepped up to say NO MORE), we can make sure anyone who needs it will get the help they need.
If you are being physically or sexually abused – you are not alone and there is help for you. The Albion Fellows Bacon Center is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They can help with emotional support, a safe place to live, legal advocacy and more. They also have opportunities for you to get involved and support those who need you. Call their toll free line at 1-800-339-7752. In Owensboro and surrounding Kentucky area, Oasis can provide similar services. You can reach them by calling 1-800-88-ABUSE.