Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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Root for Each Other: Special Edition Podcast Series 

Throughout October, advocates, Shannon and Emily will be exploring each episode of the documentary, Lorena, with in-depth discussions about the overlooked domestic violence aspects of the case.  Catch it every Thursday wherever you stream your podcasts. 

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The Intersectionality of Home

How Environment Informs Domestic Violence

Branches Domestic Violence Shelter and Eastern Panhandle Empowerment Center are so excited to be teaming up for this special workshop that takes a look at the intersection of domestic violence and our two unique environments. Situated directly across the state of WV from each other, border to border, these two organizations provide life-saving advocacy for victims of domestic violence.

This workshop will highlight how advocacy must consider all aspects of a persons experience--including where they live (and it might surprise you how different that can be even right here in West Virginia!) and what support network they come from.

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Advocacy at the Intersections of Domestic Violence & Substance Use Disorder

Join us in partnership with the Wayne County Prevention Coalition as Branches advocates provide this advocacy training on how to best support and advocate for domestic violence victims that may be also experiencing substance use disorder.

Men & Domestic Violence

Though domestic violence disproportionately affects women, we know that DV is not just a “women’s issue”. Join us for this virtual information session & community expert panel as we explore how men experience, report, & respond to DV in our community. We'll also be talking about how men can best be allies in responding to DV as a whole.

Advocates, this training is West Virginia Coalition Against Domestic Violence provided and qualifies as 1.5 DVAC certification hours in Survivor Centered Intervention Strategies.

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Rapid ReHousing Landlord Event

Join us for this FREE Virtual event for landlords & community members which will introduce our Rapid Re-housing programs & offer you a chance to ask questions about this vital program! Join us Live on Zoom with the link below!
https://bit.ly/RRH1021
or call in for meeting @
1-646-558-8656

Please bring a friend to be entered to win a special door prize!

Snag a T-shirt from Full Circle Gifts & Goods

AVAILABLE ONLY UNTIL THE 15TH as a preorder, a portion of the sales from the "Root For Each Other" t-shirt and sweatshirt will go directly to Branches Domestic Violence Shelter to further their goals of empowering the increasing number of domestic violence victims and their families to break the cycle of domestic violence in the Huntington, WV area.

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Branches is excited to be hosting a Chipotle Mexican Grill Fund-Raiser!  It's so easy to support Branches during Domestic Violence Awareness Month---simply order your favorite delicious food on Saturday, October 23rd  between the hours of 4pm-8pm at the 5th Avenue, Huntington location! 

Be sure to show them the official Chipotle flyer, mention the Branches fund-raiser OR use our personalized pick-up code if you order online for pick-up!