help end domestic violence
The Gentleman Campaign©
Did you know that according to the National Network to End Domestic Violence, 1 in 3 women will experience domestic violence within their lifetime? Waypoint established the Gentleman Campaign© in 2013 in an effort to spread awareness about domestic violence and encourage community involvement. Throughout the month of October, events are held that recognize the individuals, especially men, who are taking a stand with Waypoint to end domestic violence.
Gentleman Campaign© Events:
- Apparel Sales: Purchase Gentleman Campaign© gear to show your support (apparel sales will start in September 2023)
- Gentleman Day: Wear your Gentleman Campaign© gear on Gentleman Day (date TBD) to spread awareness on ending domestic violence
- In Her Shoes Simulation: join one of our Certified Victim Advocates for a simulation that helps participants understand, in a compressed period of time, the ups and downs a survivor of domestic violence may experience over the course of many years.
For over 30 years, Waypoint has provided domestic violence services to the community. In 2013, Waypoint became the comprehensive service provider for seven counties in Northeast Iowa, including: Benton, Black Hawk, Buchanan, Delaware, Dubuque, Jones and Linn. Waypoint's services are 100% free and confidential and include emotional support, individual and group counseling, access to resources and community referrals, criminal and legal advocacy, medical advocacy, and a 24/7 Resource & Support Line.