West Chester, PA, USA – Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® Event

Posted on the December 23rd, 2013 under High Heels for Men News by Well-heeled

When:
Sunday, May 4, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

Where:
TBA



Hosted By:
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® International

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® The International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault & Gender Violence is a project of Venture Humanity, Inc. a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit corporation.


Men literally walk one mile in women’s high heeled shoes to protest sexualized violence, educate their communities and raise money for chronically underfunded rape crisis centers, domestic violence shelters and other sexualized violence prevention and recovery services.


For a specific Walk Event, contact that Local Walk Organizer directly.


Each Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® Day Event is individually and locally organized under a license from Frank Baird and Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®, a Venture Humanity, Inc. Project.

Register for this event now at :
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/west-chester-pa-usa-walk-a-mile-in-her-shoes-event-tickets-9909605898?aff=rss

Event Details:

For more information about this specific Walk Event, please contact the person and organization listed below.




Contact:


Chester County Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®


Market Street


West Chester, PA  19380


Christina Whinnery


484/340/2506


Christina1120@msn.com


 


Beneficiary/Publicity Partner:


Domestic Violence Center of Chester County


PO Box 832


West Chester, PA  19380


www.dvccc.com


Terry Moody


Tmoody@dvccc.com


610/431/3546 


 


Programs:
• Adult Counseling: Designed to strengthen families affected by the trauma of domestic violence. Services are provided via 24 hour hotline, individual and group counseling with a focus on safety planning, importance of healthy relationships, goal setting, financial management, referrals and job training.
• Housing: Designed to meet basic needs. DVCCC has four housing programs: (1) 30 day Emergency Shelter: (2) 12/18 month Bridge Transitional Housing (3) 18 month Independent Living Scattered Sites, (4) 24 month Independent Living. These programs can house up to 100 victims and their dependent children at any given time.
• Legal Services: Designed to strengthen families. Services include legal options counseling, advice and representation in Protection from Abuse cases, custody, support, bankruptcy, immigration and other civil matters.
• Children’s Services: Designed to support children of victims of domestic violence. Individual and group counseling is provided, as well as homework help, recreational activities and liaison services to schools where the children are enrolled.
• Public Education and Training: Designed to promote social responsibility by developing a coordinated community response to domestic violence. We participate in events and deliver presentations and trainings to groups such as schools, businesses, law enforcement, hospitals, social service agencies and community organizations.
• Rapid Response Program: Designed to reduce time lapses between police intervention and/or emergency room treatment with the provision of domestic violence services and to promote a coordinated community response to end domestic violence.
• Lethality Assessment Program (LAP): Designed to decrease lethality risk in highly dangerous domestic violence cases by having police connect victims at high risk of homicide with the life saving services of DVCCC.
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