Junior League of Owensboro – Little Black Dress Initiative

We want to thank the Junior League of Owensboro for hosting the Little Black Dress Campaign from January 25-29, 2021. The Little Black Dress Initiative is a week-long campaign that harnesses the power of social media to educate the community about the ways in which sexual assault affects people in our community. To create awareness…

LIVE Virtual Workshop: EMDR Integrative Attachment Trauma Protocol for Children and Teens

Demonstrate EMDR to strengthen attachments, develop self-regulation, and heal attachment wounds rooted in a history of abuse, neglect, early medical trauma, or changes in caregivers through slides, case presentations, and over 30 videos of our work with severely traumatized, complex children.  You will be able to immediately apply innovative strategies and help children and teens with even…

Pandemic Resources Page

Please check out our pandemic resources page! It provides information and helpful links to help you or a loved one get through these hard times.  Pandemic Resources

Mural!

Our mural is complete! Thank you to everyone involved! Head down to Third and Allen Street to see it! Official ribbon cutting will be held on Wednesday, October 28 at 12:15 p.m.

Volunteer Advocates needed

Volunteer advocates are the backbone to the agency providing an invaluable service to our survivors of sexual violence. Volunteers participate in an “on call” rotation to respond to one of our 4 hospitals when a call is received through the crisis line after business hours. We only ask volunteers to respond to their closest hospital…

Kentucky Rape Kit Backlog

Kentucky is working its way toward getting all kits tested and entered into the national database.  You can follow the progress by going to https://www.kentuckybacklog.com/

Kentucky continues to be ranked high in Victimization

National Institute Partner and Sexual Violence survey was just released and the news is not good for Kentucky.  The state ranks number one in regards to the number of stalking victims.  But that’s not all the bad news.  We continue to rank high in lifetime victimization of both men and women and in partner intimate…