According to newspaper reports, 106 people died in Arizona in 2000 as a result of a domestic violence related homicide.In 2001, 92 people died in Arizona as a result of a domestic violence related homicide.
Save the Family also has a page of volunteer opportunities available, some with as little of a commitment as one hour a week.
With the stakes so high, the opportunity to help is extremely valuable.
Certain criteria must be met: temperatures under 40 degrees or inclement weather.
However, CASS has a budget of only $25, 000 per winter season to make the necessary arrangements. the same day poor weather is predicted an there is some hesitation because of limited funds.
In times when the economy is rocky and everyone is financially unstable it is easy to forget the individuals who are less fortunate.
But it is times like these when we should embrace the chance to help.
By definition, domestic violence is a pattern of behavior that includes the use or threat of violence and intimidation for the purpose of gaining power and control over another person.
This behavior can be physical, verbal, sexual, and emotional.
The face of homelessness is not “someone who should be sleeping on the street,” in fact, the average age of homelessness is 9-years-old.
On Friday, the Department of Economic Security (DES) released the organizations and groups that would be effected by the almost million in budget cuts.
Domestic violence should never be taken lightly and has been silenced way too long.