Understanding dating violence
Kym Cobby was murdered by her ex-partner on 12 November 2017 at Worongary leaving 2 sons and a daughter.Joel, who is only 23 years old, has been left with the sole financial responsibility to care for his brother (aged 17) and sister (aged 13) as well as caring for his elderly nan who lives with him.
The point was not just to learn about violence in society, but learn about reducing violence and turn that knowledge into a website useful for students, teachers, activists, and victims of violence.
Read more DVCC’s professional staff of counselors provides crisis intervention, safety planning and individual and group counseling in both English and Spanish to anyone who may be experiencing domestic abuse.
Our counselors are sensitive to the special needs of victims of intimate partner violence and offer flexible schedule times and a supportive environment to help them work through the issues associated with abuse ....
Read more Domestic violence affects each and every person living in an abusive home, and is especially detrimental to children.
While children may not be the target of violence, living in an abusive household affects them deeply.
Our goals are, first, to ensure the safety of residents and, second, to help equip them for an independent and self-reliant existence after they leave the Safe House.