The mission of the Family Life Center is to provide comprehensive services to the victims of domestic violence, child abuse and sexual assault/abuse, with special attention to each client's individual needs without regard to the individual's race, color, sexual preference, religion of belief.
An advocate can provide clients with information on housing, job searches, and educational programs in the community. Referrals for basic needs can also be offered to domestic violence/sexual assault survivors.
POLICE RESPONSE ADVOCATE
An advocate is called on when the police respond to a domestic violence/sexual assault situation. After the abuser has been taken into custody, the advocate will help the victim with resources and coping with their trauma during their emergency situation.
A support group where survivors can share their experiences with others who have been in a similar situation. Sharing ideas helps you to move forward to a healthier, happier life.
TEEN DATING VIOLENCE PROGRAM
An interactive role playing activity presented to youth and professionals whom work closely with youth. The activity opens conversations and raises awareness about dating violence along with red flags of unhealthy relationships.
BUTLER COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS ADVOCATE
An advocate is on campus every Tuesday from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM on the main Campus in El Dorado in the student union for students to have free and confidential services provided to them if they have witnessed or experience abuse, including domestic violence, sexual abuse, and dating violence.
The Family Life Center provides a safe and confidential shelter for victims of domestic violence/sexual assault and their children.
A trained advocate can assist domestic violence/sexual assault victims in both District and Municipal court. The advocate can walk you through the court process, help with filing for "PFA" or "PFS" protection orders, assist with Crime victim's compensation, and safety planning.
SEXUAL ASSAULT ADVOCATE
A trained advocate will be present to support victims of sexual assault through the examination, court proceedings, and further recovery.
An after school support group for children ages 9 - 18 years. This group is for those who have witnessed or experienced abuse including domestic violence, sexual abuse, or dating violence, healthy versus unhealthy relationships, and safety planing.
ALL SERVICES ARE FREE AND CONFIDENTIAL!