Helping victims become survivors.
The YWCA’s Center for Families and Children’s (CFC) offices are located in Rock Springs and Green River, Wyoming, in a safe and comfortable location where victims and survivors of family violence and their families can come for assistance.
The CFC helps survivors of all forms of family violence including: domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, human trafficking, dating violence, and elder abuse.
Dedicated and passionate professionals from our numerous partner agencies work together to assist you in receiving help. Your safety is our first priority and our goal is to keep you and your family safe and secure. The CFC offers many services throughout Sweetwater County through our own staff and partnering agencies including:
- safety planning,
- protection order/court accompaniment,
- emergency shelter and basic needs,
- 24-hour crisis line,
- economic assistance,
- Referrals to law enforcement, job programs, housing services,
"The batterer abuses the victim because the batterer has an abuse problem- period"
On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. One in three women and 1 in 4 men have been victims of [some form of]physical violence by an intimate partner within their lifetime.
"Sexual Assault is truly a community problem. " ~ Linda Hebert
We need to listen to survivors when they gather the unspeakable amount of courage it takes to speak up and say "me too". We need to fight for the people who can't fight for themselves. Something has to be done to make a change.
Being strangled increases the risk of a future homicide by 7x
Strangulation is prevalent in domestic violence, elder abuse, child abuse, and sexual assault and is the ultimate form of power and control. An abuser is showing his victim that he has control over whether she lives or dies
Sometimes a Little Humor is Helpful
Here are a couple videos that might help us
talk about these difficult subjects.