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10 Things You and Your Congregation Can Do to Create Safe Havens

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Put up flyers throughout your congregation's building. Print state and national hotline numbers in every program and/or newsletter.

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Partner with Safe Havens to conduct a used cell phone drive to support victims of abuse.

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Hold a vigil to remember those affected by domestic violence and to encourage your community to take action against it.

4

Stock the library with culturally/ religiously specific domestic violence information.

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Connect with local domestic violence service providers as a first step to building a referral network. Refer, refer, refer!

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Learn how to respond to victims in your community safely. Educate yourself with these tips on supporting victims.

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Let members of your congregation know that domestic violence is an issue in your community, that it is safe to talk about these issues, and how to spot warning signs.

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Present age-appropriate information and resources on bullying and healthy relationships to children and teens.

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Join our mailing list!

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Contact Safe Havens at 617-951-3980 or info@interfaithpartners.org for training, ideas or resources.