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September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month

In 2008, National Campus Safety Awareness Month (NCSAM) was unanimously approved by Congress to encourage a public conversation on important topics in violence prevention at our nation’s colleges and universities. NCSAM, which is observed each September, comes at a time when thousands of students across the country are headed off to colleges and universities.No matter if the campus is located close…

Back to School Season is Upon Us!

With all the excitement of shopping for backpacks and school supplies, many families will be busy trying to pack in those last-minute summer activities and end of summer vacations before their children return to school. In the weeks leading up to the new academic year, it is also important to spend some time with your children to help them plan for their safety. Even the most basic of safety skills…

Exciting Times are in store for the Someplace Safe Thrift Stores!

Someplace Safe Thrift Stores: Kicking Off the Campaign to Raise Funds for a New Alexandria Thrift Store and Celebrating the 5th Anniversary of the Morris Thrift Store Our Stores.Someplace Safe Thrift Stores, located in Alexandria and Morris, help to raise funds which support the programs and services provided by Someplace Safe. The Someplace Safe Thrift Stores also provide needed clothing, household…

June is National Safety Month

JUNE IS NATIONAL SAFETY MONTH! Observed annually in June, National Safety Month focuses on reducing the leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road, and in our homes and communities. This year, the National Safety Council is focusing on four main areas each week during the “No 1 Gets Hurt” Campaign throughout the month. These include: emergency preparedness, wellness, falls, and driving.…

May is Supervised Visitation Awareness Month!

MAY IS SUPERVISED VISITATION AWARENESS MONTH Someplace Safe Parenting Time Center (PTC) is a member of the Supervised Visitation Network (SVN), an organization consisting of over 800 visitation providers worldwide, dedicated to providing safe parental access for families. SVN dedicated May as supervised visitation/monitored exchange month in 2001 to help bring awareness to this important service for…

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Embrace Your Voice, Take Action, Participate in Denim Day on April 25th!

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month! Embrace Your Voice - Take Action - Participate in Denim Day on April 25th Each April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) is observed throughout the United States to raise awareness of sexual violence. Sexual violence, while prevalent in our so­ciety, is not just a national issue. It unfortu­nately affects many individuals in our local communities as…

March 2018: Celebrating Women's History Month and International Women's Day

Each March, Women’s History Month is observed in the United States to recognize the vast amount of contributions that women have made to our country, history, and society. Since 1986, Women’s History Month celebrates the dignity and accomplishments of women, honors the challenges women have faced, and draws strength and inspiration from the remarkable women of the past. The theme of Women’s History…

February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month!

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month is a national effort carried on by activists, community leaders, and organizations to raise awareness about dating abuse, promote programs that support young people, and encourage communities to decrease and prevent dating abuse among young people. Teen dating violence (TDV) is defined as a pattern of abuse, or threat of abuse, against teenaged dating partners.…

January is National Stalking Awareness Month

In January 2004, the National Center for Victims of Crime launched National Stalking Awareness Month (NSAM) to increase the public’s understanding of the crime of stalking. Stalking can be very dangerous, as a stalkers’ behaviors can escalate over time, and become more and more dangerous for the victim. It is important for the victim to know that he/she is not to blame for the stalker’s behavior.…

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