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Taking Back Autumn, Domestic Violence Luminary

December 03
16:59 2013

Autumn TenneyA luminary to support Taking Back Autumn, a Page Regional Domestic Violence Service foundation was held on December 3,, 2013.  The luminary was in honor of Autumn Tenney, who was killed by her domestic partner near Page on May 12, 2012. Her killer was convicted on second degree murder charges. He is expected to be sentenced 16 to 18 years in prison. December 3 is Autumn’s birthday.

Luminary for December, 2013

Taking Back Autumn, formerly known as Autumn’s Hope, was created to help educate, prevent, and assist in rural domestic violence so parents and loved ones don’t have to suffer losing their child. Warm beverages will be provided at the luminary.

Page Regional Domestic Violence Services

Page Family Bargain Center

Family Bargain Center at Parade of Lights

The mission of the Page Regional Domestic Violence Services is

to reduce the incidence of domestic violence and sexual assault in the region through a coordinated community response to family violence, by providing a comprehensive service system for primary and secondary victims, promoting legal sanctions and providing intensive treatment for offenders. Read more at the Page Regional Domestic Violence Services Site.

The Page Regional Domestic Violence services are free and confidential for Victims and delivered in a culturally sensitive, respectful manner — free of discrimination on the basis of race, religion, culture or sexual orientation.

Crisis intervention, emergency shelter for victims and children, food and basic needs, legal advocacy, Emergency Mobile Response Teams, and an Intensive Offender Intervention Program are just a few of the services provided.  View all services HERE.

If you, or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, Page Regional Domestic Violence Services is a place to get help.  You may call PRDVS at 928.645.5300.  If there is an emergency, PRDVS suggests you call 911.

Family Bargain Center

The Family Bargain Center (FBC) provides supplemental funding to PRDVS’s Another Way Victim Services through sales of donated consumer goods. FBC also provides a community service by recycling household goods and clothes. FBC has donated more than $10,000 per year to help those in need in the area. Your donation before December 31st can get you a dollar for dollar tax credit!  Please click HERE for more information.

Donations and Planned Giving

Your donation to the Page Regional Domestic Violence Services before December 31st can get you a dollar for dollar tax credit!  Please click HERE for more information.

Volunteers are needed to work with the Emergency Mobile Response Team. Please Call (928) 645-5300 if you can help.

What is Domestic Violence?

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Domestic Violence as defined by law is physical acts of violence (pushing, hitting, choking, kicking, biting, slapping, pinching), sexual assault, endangerment, threatening, intimidation, and harassment, interfering with the custody of a child, trespass or damage to your property, animal cruelty (injuring or killing a victim’s pet), restraint, kidnapping or holding one a prisoner, preventing a person from using the phone, assault with his/her body or a weapon, display of a deadly weapon or threaten with deadly weapon and photographing, videotaping, filming or recording without your knowledge AND is committed by spouse or former spouse, a parent of your child, a person who lives or has lived in the same household as you, has had a romantic or sexual relationship, including same sex partners, related by blood or court ordered as a parent, grandparent, child, grandchild, brother or sister, related by marriage or a person who has resided in the same household with a child.

According to Click to Empower, 1 in 4 women worldwide report experiencing domestic violence in their lifetimes.

Phone Numbers

Emergencies:  Call 911
Page Regional Domestic Violence Services: 928.645.5300
U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
TTY 1-800-787-3224

Go to the PRDV website for more information.  Si necesita información en español, por favor haga clic aquí.

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