In the October 2015 edition of Today’s Family Magazine for Lake and Geauga Counties, you will find an article titled “Domestic Violence Awareness: Bringing it to the forefront in our society.” This article can be found on page four, with a continuance on page six in the magazine. This incredible article mentions Forbes House, in addition to other shelters and agencies that work with adults and children who may have been affected by domestic violence.
Wanda Simmons, Executive Director of Forbes House, was quoted on page four, stating, “Many survivors of domestic violence who enter our shelter, come to us broken, with very low self-esteem, needing a fresh start, unsure of themselves, require counseling, and oftentimes medication. Each individual client is uniquely serviced according to their immediate personal needs.”
The purpose of the article is to bring awareness to the community, by providing an extremely important message that there is help available to those who need it. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. You can provide help by sharing these resources and important information with others in your community.
You can read the article by clicking Today’s Family, October 2015. “Domestic Violence Awareness: Bringing it to the forefront in our society.”