Local businesses support Domestic Violence Awareness Month with Self-Care & Wellness Fair

CHENANGO COUNTY – As a way of observing Domestic Violence Awareness Month this October, more than 20 local Chenango County businesses are participating in the first ever Help Restore Hope Self-Care and Wellness Fair on Friday, October 20.



Nearly one out of every four women in the United States are victims of severe intimate partner violence, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

A release on behalf the Chenango County provider of domestic violence and sexual assault services, Liberty Resources Help Restore Hope Center, states, "Women are much more likely to be victims of intimate partner violence, with 85 percent of domestic abuse victims being women. Violence of any kind––physical, sexual, psychological, or verbal––is never justified."


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