The agency of Madeline's House and SAVE
We are so excited about our Summer Institute coming up this month, "Keeping Children Safe"! This 3-day institute is offered to school personnel and will cover topics like defining, recognizing, and responding to warning signs of child abuse, instilling hope in children that are suffering from child abuse, forensic interviewing, I.Q. and proper placement, legal responsibilities and mandated reporting, advocating for the child, victim and perpetrator impacts from a criminal justice perspective, and improving lives through curriculum programs. Go to our Events page to register!
Check out a special sneak peek at the program: Institute program for website.pdf
Big news! We are opening a Forensic Advocacy Program! When an adult or child who has recently been a victim of sexual or domestic violence, we can assist them by collecting both disclosure and medical evidence.
Our trained interviewers can have one interview with the survivor so they they do not have to repeat their story over and over. Our certified Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner will collect medical evidence by performing forensic exams and collecting Physical Evidence Recovery Kits for sexual violence victims. Our SANE can also perform forensic exams for domestic violence victims who wish to collect medical evidence.
We are deeply excited to offer these services to our community. The evidence collection process is difficult for victims; most places where you got o have evidence collected are stressful and intimidating. Our Forensic Advocacy Program will offer a calm, trauma-informed environment where the client is our top priority. And we're offering these services close to home.
Interviewing beginning July 1, medical evidence beginning October 1. Click here to learn more!
We have a resident that will be giving birth to a GIRL any day now and we are trying to get her some needed items prior to the baby's arrival. If you, or anyone else would like to donate any items, she and SCVP would greatly appreciate your help! Please SHARE to help us spread the word.
Baby shampoo/ body wash/ lotion
Diaper rash cream
Diapers & wipes (preferably newborn and size 1)
Gripe water or gas drops
Nursing pads/nipple cream
Nursing gown/ night gown
Please email email@example.com to arrange for donation pick-up.
We will be starting up therapy/support groups soon! They are open to survivors from the community.
DBT group- For survivors of domestic or sexual violence. DBT is good for learning how to manage painful emotions.
Processing Trauma with Verse- For survivors of sexual violence. We will use songs and poetry to process trauma as a group.
If interested in one of our groups, call (434) 395-3505.
24-hour crisis hotline:
P.O. Box 466
Farmville, VA 23901
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