Center for Families and Children

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How we can help.

The YWCA Center for Families & Children (CFC), 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, child abuse or neglect, 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, basic needs, civil legal assistance, economic assistance, law enforcement assistance, job assistance, child sexual assault/abuse interviews, and prevention. Services are provided at no cost to anyone who is experiencing any type of family violence.

For more information about the Center for Families & Children please go to their webpage.

Sweetwater CFC Website 

Domestic Violence

"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

"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.

Strangulation

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

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