Break the Silence on Violence
The Marion County Children’s Alliance, under the direction of its Board of Directors, hired a family violence prevention coordinator in 2005 in an effort to undertake the challenges of addressing the impact of domestic violence in Marion County and to serve as chair of the Family Violence Prevention workgroup, aka a domestic violence taskforce. The Workgroup consists of representatives from a variety of social services, non-profit and for-profit agencies, businesses and community members.
To end family violence in Marion County, Florida by coordinating community resources and services to assist families in crisis. We organize activities that increase public awareness through education, training and collaborations with individuals, community leaders, public and private organizations.
- Improving communication among agencies, organizations and individuals involved in prevention.
- Educating all segments of the population on relevant facts.
- Improving the delivery of services to victims and survivors .
- Providing emergency resources and services to victims and survivors.
Community events to raise awareness.