Gandhi said it best, “Be the change you wish to see in the world.”  We have taken that theme to heart, recognizing that we needed to restructure how we have been utilizing volunteers.  With fresh starts in mind, we now have a dedicated contact for volunteers in our Outreach Coordinator, Niki Lemeshka, and we have…

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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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CFVC recently received an award notice for a new grant, funded by Promoting Safe and Stable Families!  This new funding will allow us to expand our services and further meet the needs of our clients by overcoming the language and transportation barriers some of our clients face.  Stay tuned for more details!

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Cherokee Family Violence Center hosted the official launch of Georgia’s first Statewide Hotline for Spanish speaking victims of Domestic Violence on July 18, 2014 at the Bluffs in Canton, Georgia.  The Inauguration celebrated a momentous day for victims of Domestic Violence who, for too long, have been isolated from safety and resources by lack of…

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The Cherokee Family Violence Center is a member of the Full Frame Initiative’s Domestic and Sexual Violence (DSV) Cohort Demonstration Project. This Project is a multi-year endeavor bringing together 10 exemplary DSV organizations and a number of allies from across the country as a learning and action community. Together we will intentionally orient our work…

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After weeks of collaborative efforts, the Georgia Statewide Spanish Language Hotline is now activated! Why a  Statewide Spanish Language Hotline? In addition to the usual obstacles of leaving an abusive relationship, immigrant victims of Domestic Violence face many challenges because of language, cultural barriers, and lack of knowledge about resources, keeping victims isolated from seeking…

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CFVC is proud to now be able to offer an enhanced children’s program that includes individual, group, and family counseling.  We have hired a trained, nationally certified play therapist/counselor but we need your help in order to provide this service to our community. Play therapy is to children what counseling is to adults.  Play therapy…

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