Of the respondents, the prevalence of physical dating violence in Georgia among Hispanic high school students (18.1%) was significantly higher as compared to non-Hispanic White (10.7%) and non-Hispanic Black (9.6%) high school students. You can wear orange shirts, nail polish, ribbons, jewelry, shoes or anything else you can think of!Wear Orange Day is a national day of awareness where we encourage everyone to wear orange in honor of Teen DV Month. Tell people why you are wearing orange and post pictures and updates on Instagram and Twitter using the hashtags #Orange4Love and #Respect Week2017. It is a national effort to raise awareness about abuse in teen and 20-something relationships and promote programs that prevent it. Help us spread awareness and stop dating abuse before it starts! will experience physical, sexual or emotional abuse by someone they are in a relationship with before they become adults.Originally, Ahimsa House maintained a central shelter for animals at a secret location in metro Atlanta.In Fall 2006, we recognized the need to change our program model in an effort to operate more cost-effectively and to better serve victims statewide (see How We Help, below).Check out the many Sponsorship Levels & Benefits we offer!Though there is no cost to attend PADV's Teen Summit, there is a cost to produce it.
Often, our cost is much higher when victims have multiple animals, when we receive exotic or unusual species such as horses, and/or when animals require extensive veterinary treatment due to injury or neglect.
We have only four staff members; everyone else is a volunteer.
Ahimsa House relies heavily on individual donations, grants, and corporate sponsorship.
Claudia is a domestic violence survivor who suffered physical, mental and emotional abuse for over 15 years.
She first came to Partnership Against Domestic Violence (PADV) through the Fulton Safe Families office where she received help securing a Temporary Protective Order (TPO) and also received assistance with getting a divorce.
Your 100% tax-deductible donation will help us reach as many youth as possible to prevent dating violence. To volunteer click here or contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Bre'shae Pittman.