Our Vision - A community free from viloence and abuse
Mission Statement - To break the cycle of domestic and sexual violence by providing supportive services and leadership that promotes social change.
Starting Friday, April 25 and all future Fridays until further notice Walgreens at Spring Hill Dr. and Mariner will be accepting donations for Dawn Center. All you need to do is purchase the items such as undergarments, toothbrushes, feminine products or baby items and place them in the box by the registers. We thank Walgreens for partnering and helping Dawn Center.
A BIG Thank you!
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Watch the No More PSA
"The Florida Council Against Sexual Violence is proud to present the 2014 Biennial Training Summit in St. Pete Beach May 14-16th! This year, FCASV has rounded up an exciting line-up of speakers and presentations. This summit's clinical and prevention tracks, 34 workshop sessions, 3 keynote sessions, and 2 Views from the Field will reenergize us and help us see our work "Through a Different Lens." Visit the summit website for more information." http://www.fcasv.org/2014-summit
The Shelter is open 24 hours a day and seven days a week for women and children that are victims of physical, mental or sexual abuse. Services include shelter, information/referral, hot line, intervention, support groups, court advocacy, service management and community education. All shelter services are provided free of charge and regardless of age, race, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, religious affiliation or income.
Nine Core Services:
-24 hour Crisis Hotline
Emergency Shelter for women and children
Assessment & referral for resident children
Crisis counseling for victims and their children
Information and referral services
Education and Community Awareness
Training for law enforcement and professionals
The Suncoast Combined Federal Campaign is celebrating its 50th Anniversary and The Dawn Center(#17051) is one of its participating charities. Click the link below for some of the upcoming events and more information about the CFC.
"Dawn Center of Hernando County is an equal opportunity services provider since 1986. Dawn Center victim services are free of charge. In accordance with Federal law, this agency is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, age, sex, national origin, religion, political beliefs or disability (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs). Interpreter services will be provided for the deaf or hard of hearing, and persons with limited English proficiency free of cost. Accommodations will be made available to persons with disabilities if requested 5 days prior to the event."
Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 19:00
HOTLINE 352-686-8430 TTY
Outreach Office 352-592-1288
Legal Advocate 352-540-6222
Teen Dating Abuse Helpline 1-866-331-9474
National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233
National Sexual Hotline 1-800-656-4673
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Volunteer Application Form
Want to volunteer with the Dawn Center? Here's the application. Click here.