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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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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 […]

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Community Mobilizes to Make Plant Sale a Success

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, […]