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.
The 13th Annual Fayette Cares Golf Extravaganza sponsored by Ring Container Technologies was another fantastic event with golfers enjoying a nail-biting putting contest, the impressive skills of long drive pro Steve Magan “Maganimal”, and an inspiring tribute to our first responders.
Excitement is in the air as Fayette County Public Schools prepare for the start of the school year, including plans for another huge show of support at the annual Fayette Cares charity race. This year Fayette Cares is turning up the fun with the first-ever High Cotton 5k/1k COLOR Blast on Saturday, September 8th, in […]
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 […]
A program that helps law enforcement identify people at high risk of domestic violence is expanding in Tennessee. The Tennessee Office of Criminal Justice Programs (OCJP), in collaboration with the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy (TLETA), today announced that Fayette Cares was among three domestic violence service providers that are the newest to receive federal […]
April 20, 2018 – As storm clouds loomed in the forecast last Wednesday, Fayette Cares staff and volunteers had an important decision to make – whether or not to hold the Plant Sale outside at First Citizens National Bank in Oakland, where it is typically held. With a generous offer from Fayette County Public Schools, […]
The spotlight is on Tennessee for recently being ranked fourth worst state in the Nation in domestic violence murders. Fayette Cares recognizes the crucial need for an improved response to this devastating crime and is bringing valuable domestic violence training to frontline responders. In collaboration with the University of Tennessee Law Enforcement Innovation Center, a […]
In a show of support for the work of Fayette Cares and a commitment to ending domestic violence, Fayette County officials gathered to recognize October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). Fayette County General Sessions Court Judge Jim Gallagher hosted the Fayette Cares DVAM kickoff. A moving speech was presented by Amy Johnson, domestic […]
The Mary Kay Foundation℠ Awarded Fayette Cares Critical Unrestricted Funding as Part of New $3 Million Grant Slate Throughout Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, The Mary Kay Foundation℠ is awarding $20,000 grants to 150 domestic violence shelters across the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam for a total of $3 […]
VIEW THE PDF VERSION OAKLAND, TN JUNE 29, 2017 – The date has been announced for the 9th annual A Night of Southern Elegance, the foremost gala in Fayette County and one of the most prominent in the Mid-South. The event will be held on Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at 6:30 PM at Ring Companies […]