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The Rosenberg Domestic Abuse Program – Serving the Jewish Community

 

Does your partner:

Make it difficult for you to connect with friends and family

Control financial resources or limit your access to financial information

Physically or verbally intimidate you

Break your belongings

Push, shove, hit, or restrain you

Prevent you from safely leaving the room or house

Threaten to take your children or livelihood from you

Deny or blame you for their abusive behavior

If so, you may be a victim of domestic abuse.

 

Did you know?

Domestic abuse happens as frequently in Jewish homes as in the general community

Abusive behavior can pass from generation to generation

Nearly 1 in 4 adults and 1 in 3 teens experience abuse

 

Support Group

Isolation from friends and family often occurs as a result of a controlling relationship. Our weekly educational Healthy Relationships support group is a great opportunity to connect with other Jewish individuals who may be in similar situations.   

 

Domestic Abuse Consultation

Do you wonder if your relationship is abusive? Do you know how to stay safe?  Are you familiar with available resources? Our domestic abuse program can assist you with identifying abuse, creating a personalized safety plan for you and your children, and can direct you to local and out of state domestic abuse resources.

 

Teen Prevention

Our Relationships and Decisions program trains Jewish teen leaders to teach other Jewish youth about healthy relationships, stereotypes, and self esteem in hopes of preventing bullying and abusive dating relationships.    VISIT THE TEEN SITE: www.buildingsafersexes.org

 

Friend and Family Support

Helping a friend, family member, or coworker who is in an abusive relationship can be challenging. We can help you learn ways to effectively communicate your concerns and assist your loved one.

 

Prevention and Education

We conduct workshops for synagogues, organizations, and teen groups to learn about warning signs and how to stop the cycle of abuse. For employers, we offer consultation on ways domestic abuse affects the workplace, workplace safety, and ways to offer assistance to an employee who may be experiencing abuse.

 

KOLOT

Hebrew for “voices”, KOLOT is a coalition of representatives from Jewish and other community organizations, professionals, and volunteers. KOLOT’s mission is to end abuse and encourage help-seeking through awareness and education, including: accessible informational materials for victims, community education, and awareness events.

 

For help and support, call us at 561-684-1991.

You are not alone.