Family Life Center operates a 24/7 helpline providing immediate crisis intervention services which are available to all primary and secondary victims of sexual violence or domestic violence in Flagler County.
Family Life Center recognizes that taking legal action against an abuser is an important step in keeping survivors safe. Obtaining an attorney, however, can have a huge financial burden. The Injunction for Protection Project (IFP) at Family Life Center eliminates barriers to secure legal protection against an abuser.
The Emergency Shelter is a safe-house for survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault. During their stay, we encourage residents to make the Emergency Shelter their home, so we provide the following at no-cost for both adults and children:
All of our participants will have access to the following services
FREE of charge:
Outreach Services are provided to victims of domestic and sexual violence and their children who reside within the community. These services are FREE and include:
Outreach Services also include educational presentations to the general public regarding:
We customize the presentation to accommodate
the audience and time frame.
Please call to schedule your FREE educational presentation today!
Primary prevention for domestic violence is aimed at attempting to reduce the likelihood of violence from occurring before an instance ever takes place, which is what we are trying to do in Flagler County. The Youth Advocate at Family Life Center goes to local schools and organizations that work with youth to teach them about healthy relationships, bullying, dating violence, and other topics that relate to domestic violence.
Signs of a Healthy Relationship Include:
To raise awareness in Flagler County the Youth Advocate organizes a Community Action Team and meets quarterly with them to brainstorm ideas and discuss things happening in the community. A Community Action Team is a group of individuals united in the cause of non-violence and promoting healthy relationships through public campaigns to effect social change and community responsibility.
Anyone can join the Community Action Team. For more information call: (386) 437-7747.
The Shelter Advocate provides direct services, referrals, and support to primary and secondary survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking , or sexual assault.
Must be available to work varying shifts, including evenings, overnights, weekends, holidays, and on-call shifts.
See the complete
for more details.
Send completed applications via email to ShineceC@FLCFV.org
or via fax to (386) 437-4938.
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The Flagler Ecumenical Social Service Center, Inc. dba Family Life Center is an equal opportunity provider and employer. This project was supported by Award No.VOCA-2020-Flagler Ecumenical Social-00747 awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, AND by United way of volusia flagler counties. Sponsored by Flagler Ecumenical Social Service Center, Inc., the State of Florida, AND THE STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES.
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