Don’t forget check back with our blog throughout February for more on Teen DVMonth!Check out a list of helplines and websites offering support and answers to your questions about teen dating and breakup violence .Women between the ages of 16 and 24 experience the highest rate of intimate partner violence – almost the national average.February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month (Teen DV Month), a national effort to raise awareness about abuse in teen and 20-something relationships and promote programs that prevent it, and YOU have the power to help!The Date Safe Project is committed to being the nation’s leading organization for teaching how “asking first” makes all the difference in creating safer intimacy and in decreasing occurrences of sexual assault.Futures Without Violence has led the way and set the pace for ground-breaking education programs, national policy development, professional training programs, and public actions designed to end violence against women, children and families around the world.The National Centers for Victims of Crime (NCVC) 1-800-FYI-CALL A 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization supported by members, individual donors, corporations, foundations, and government grants, NCVC can help find local victim services counselors for young people in trouble.NCVC is the nation's leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims and those who serve them.
Check out the loveisrespect website for more information and to download the NYAB’s Respect Week 2014 Guide. Want to know how to help a young person experiencing abuse? Also, find us on Facebook and Twitter to stay updated with important resources and information for loved ones who may be experiencing dating violence.Since its inception in 1985, NCVC has worked with grassroots organizations and criminal justice agencies throughout the United States serving millions of crime victims.About TEAR: Our Mission Why Teens Need Us Request a Presentation TEAR Curriculum FAQs History TEAR Members Dating Abuse: Understanding Dating Abuse Who Is At Risk Statistics Warning Signs: Am I at Risk? The Hotline is a resource for domestic violence advocates, government officials, law enforcement agencies, and the general public. Advocates receive approximately 21,000 calls each month.The Hotline serves as the only domestic violence hotline in the nation with access to more than 5,000 shelters and domestic violence programs across the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U. The Hotline is toll-free, confidential, and anonymous.