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.
Each year, more women are touched by domestic violence than breast cancer, ovarian cancer and lung cancer combined. October welcomes National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), a time when Fayette Cares shines a light on programs for awareness, education, and prevention. Domestic violence touches every aspect of a community. It fills emergency rooms and morgues. […]
Massive bursts of color filled the air at the Fayette Cares High Cotton 5k/1k Color Run/Walk on Saturday, September 8th in Somerville, TN. The event drew nearly 500 registrants to take part in the most vibrant charity race ever seen in Fayette County. Both aerial and ground photography captured the brilliant display of colors […]
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 […]
Fayette Cares is turning up the fun with our first-ever 5k color run/walk race and 1k fun run on Saturday, September 8th, in Somerville, TN. Skip, walk, dance or race for first place at this brilliant event! We’ll shower you with color along a scenic course that weaves through historic sites including a nearly 200 year […]
Purple Purse Financial Empowerment Program and Helping Hands Grant Make Life-Changing Services Possible Studies show that 99% of all domestic violence situations include financial abuse, making it difficult for victims to break free and stay free from abusive relationships. To take down this barrier to safety, Fayette Cares has partnered with the Tennessee Coalition to […]
Read the 2018 Summer Newsletter featuring an article from Tamara Davis, Executive Board Member, upcoming events during 2018 and stories of how lives have been touched by Fayette Cares and more.
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 […]