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Absolutely Moving

“I knew this is what God wanted me to do” says Absolute Moving Service owner Phil McLendon who provides free moving services to help Fayette Cares relocate victims of domestic violence.  

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Match That!

Savings Program Creates Financial Stability for Victims Victims trapped in abusive relationships feel powerless under the control of a partner who not only hurts them physically and emotionally but also ruins their credit, restricts access to money, prevents them from having a job, or tightly monitors their spending.  If you can only think about getting […]

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Survivor Volunteers to Break the Cycle

Click here to view this article in 2019 Summer Newsletter At the crime scene a Somerville Police Officer passes his phone to a frightened woman.  He has just completed a domestic violence Lethality Assessment Program (LAP) screen and the victim flags as “high-danger”. After expressing great concern for her safety she agrees to talk to a […]

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Fayette Co. Sheriff’s Department Partners to Protect

Fayette Cares enhanced partnerships with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department by taking steps to implement the Lethality Assessment Program (LAP).  The Fayette County Sheriff’s Department hosted a LAP Train-the-Trainer co-facilitated by Fayette Cares LAP Coordinator Amy Johnson and Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy Instructor Teddy Murphy. Deputies partner with Fayette Cares to predict and prevent domestic violence, helping high-danger victims get lifesaving services, and working with judges and prosecutors to keep abusers off the streets.

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Intimate Partner Homicides – Predictable and Preventable

After a terrible tragedy we often think, “If we could only predict the future we could save lives.” That’s exactly what your support of Fayette Cares is helping to do. Using an innovative approach to intimate partner homicide prevention, Fayette Cares will be working with law enforcement to initiate a Lethality Assessment Program (LAP). Studies […]

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Purple Purse Grant Helps Address Financial Abuse

The statistics are staggering.  Studies show 99% of all domestic violence situations include financial abuse, making it difficult for victims to break free and stay free.   To help breakdown this barrier to safety, Fayette Cares has collaborated with the Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence and will receive a grant from the Allstate […]