Protecting children from abuse and neglect is a community responsibility.
Most adults want to help but are unsure of how to get involved.
Elder abuse is any act that causes harm or threatens the risk of harm to a person 60 years of age or older.
Elder abuse may be physical, sexual, financial, verbal or emotional in nature and may also include neglect or exploitation.
The resource line should not replace calling 911 in case of an emergency or any other 24-hour emergency crisis hotline.
Many victims avoid using the criminal justice system when experiencing family violence, for valid reasons.
For the purpose of the campaign, we refer to these individuals as “bystanders.”Bystanders are three times more likely to intervene after seeing a bystander campaign.
The Center For Family Safety and Healing (TCFSH) created “Where’s The Line?
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Giving up things that are important Isolation from friends Changes in appearance, weight, grades or behavior Unexplainable injuries Fear of making partner angry Preoccupied with pleasing partner Apologizes for partner’s behavior Excuses to questions about the relationship When an abusive family member or partner causes harm or threatens the risk of harm to an individual with whom they are in a trusted relationship.