Relationship abuse is a pattern of abusive tactics used by one person in a relationship to obtain and maintain power and control over the other person. Relationship violence is not an isolated instance of aggression. It is an atmosphere that is created by many forms of abuse and a cycle that increases over time in frequency and intensity.
Domestic Violence is a Crime!
The Heart’s United Women in Faith (UWF) has long supported Safe Shelter of St Vrain Valley. Safe Shelter of St. Vrain Valley provides a comprehensive system of programs and services to address the needs of victims of domestic abuse. All their services are confidential and free of charge. Services include, but are not limited to:
- 24-hour crisis line
- Emergency shelter
- Individual and group counseling
- Case management (including transitional housing programs)
- Information and referrals
- Legal advocacy
- Community and peer education
All services are available in both English and Spanish.
During October UWF invites you to bring in donations to help the women and children supported by the Safe Shelter. A box is provided in the Gallery for your donations.
Monetary donations can be made to Heart of Longmont and earmarked SAFE SHELTER.
If you or someone you know needs these services or for more information about the Safe Shelter:
Safe Shelter of St Vrain Valley
24-Hour Crisis Line: 303-772-4422