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Rio Grande Valley Families Enjoy Family Fun Day Hosted by Local Non-Profit Serving Teens and Parents

HARLINGEN – More than 240 people gathered for Family Fun Day hosted by BCFS Health and Human Services-Harlingen and BCFS Health and Human Services-McAllen, Saturday, April 23. 462 more words


Bringing Awareness to Child Abuse

As many of you know, April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. According to the National Children’s Alliance, in 2013, Children’s Advocacy Centers around the country served nearly 295,0001 child victims of abuse, providing victim advocacy and support to these children and their families. 324 more words

The Broken Vessel

Safe and Secure

“Confident of harmony in relationships; free from fear of harm.”

“Feeling safe means you do not anticipate either harm or hurt, emotionally or physically.”

I remember as a child being wrapped up in my mother’s arms on a frosty winter morning.  1,211 more words

The Gap in Victims’ Rights and Protections

The gap fails to protect the victim.
When is the Victim of a Crime officially a Victim and afforded the Rights and Protections that Victims deserve?  565 more words

Stranger Danger vs. Friendly Fire

Who is more dangerous, the creepy stranger standing on the street corner or the relative/friend-of-the-family you’ve known and trusted your entire life?

I remember learning about “Stranger Danger” as a child.  654 more words