5 Ways Waypoint’s DV Program is Cutting-Edge

5 Ways Waypoint’s DV Program is Cutting-Edge

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Waypoint is proud to be part of the effort to end domestic violence in our community. Domestic violence is a complex issue and requires a variety of approaches and solutions to help individuals from all backgrounds, ethnicities, and income levels move forward.

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Survivors' Program Helps Verna through the Impossible

Survivors' Program Helps Verna through the Impossible

Verna’s daughter, Angie, was killed in a car accident on March 18, 2012. She was ejected from the vehicle and died immediately. She was left lying in the ditch for an hour while the driver made calls to find someone to pick him up...

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

The month of May is nationally recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month, meaning many resources are being shared regarding ways to find mental health support, ending stigma, and bringing awareness to illnesses that millions of people live with every day. However, few of these resources focus on the ways mental health interacts with other issues, such as the homeless.

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Tribute to Women of Achievement Honoree Bios 2021

Tribute to Women of Achievement Honoree Bios 2021

Join us in celebrating 30 amazing women who have made an impact in our community this past year.

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Women Helping Women Scholarship Recipients 2021

Women Helping Women Scholarship Recipients 2021

Each year, Waypoint chooses three recipients to receive scholarships to help them keep moving forward in their lives. A special thank you to the Honor Society for making this possible!

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Every year during the month of February, victim service providers and community advocates work together to spread awareness for teen dating violence. According to loveisrespect.org, 1 in 3 teens in the U.S. will experience physical, sexual, or emotional abuse from an intimate partner before they become adults. When college age students are examined, “nearly half (43%) of those who identify as college women report experiencing violent and abusive dating behaviors.”

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Program Resources

Program Resources

At Waypoint, we believe that housing and homelessness, domestic violence, poverty, and access to quality child care are community issues that must be addressed with dedication and support from the community at-large.

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Gentleman Day 2020

Gentleman Day 2020

Every year, Waypoint works to spread awareness about the importance of healthy relationships to ensure that everyone, both men and women, young and old, know that they are enough and are deserving of love and support. Waypoint hosts the Gentleman Campaign© every year in October, which is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Did you know that October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month? During this time, Waypoint hosts the Gentleman Campaign© in an effort to raise funds and awareness to end domestic violence. The campaign was established in 2013 in an effort to recognize the “true gentlemen” in our communities who are willing to stand up against violence.

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Waypoint Boasts Many Successes in 2020 So Far

Waypoint Boasts Many Successes in 2020 So Far

2020 has been a rough year for everyone, including Waypoint. Despite the chaos that the beginning of the year brought, Waypoint is grateful for the dedicated staff, volunteers, and community members who made the following accomplishments possible in fiscal year 2020. Waypoint is hopeful that this momentum will continue throughout the remainder of 2020 so those in crisis can continue to receive they support they need to move forward.

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