Earlier this week, four of our Advocates joined hundreds of others at the Georgia State Capitol, to urge Legislators to strengthen Georgia’s existing Family Violence laws.  The 17th annual Stop Violence Against Women Day, drew attention to the issue of domestic violence and sexual assault in Georgia.  The event is sponsored by the Georgia Commission…

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Three Cherokee Family Violence Center Advocates completed the Holly Springs Police Department’s Citizens Police Academy earlier this week.  The Academy focuses on various aspects of law enforcement over a six week period.  The Advocates and nearly 20 other community members, attended weekly sessions intended to offer a historical perspective of American law enforcement and its…

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CFVC Staff members participated in National Night Out events in both Canton and Woodstock in conjunction with the Cherokee County Domestic Violence Task Force.  CFVC Staff Members used this unique evening, which is designed to bring the community together with law enforcement and supportive service agencies, to drum up new volunteers and spread the word…

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  This summer we partnered with Canton Police Department in conducting a Summer safety series of workshops for the children of Hearthstone Landing!  Three workshops on topics including who to call for help, basic emergency safety, and internet safety were completed.  Officers even brought a police bicycle, motorcycle, and car for the kids to check…

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Our agency provides outreach materials to local Law Enforcement agencies to provide to victims of Intimate Partner Violence on-scene.  We have found this to be an effective method of reaching more victims, and informing them of our supportive services.  Today, we provided zipper pouches full of materials to the Holly Springs Police Department for use…

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