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“UnMasking the Truth” during October Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Please join the staff at The Genieve Shelter to help raise awareness this year from October 1st-31st. By donating a dollar, a day, you can make a difference in the lives of those we provide safe refuge for. We need the help of businesses, churches, organizations, and/or individuals to donate $1 a day!

All you generous donations will help us continue to save the lives of countless victims in our communities. You can help take a stand and stop the violence. Donors you are more than welcome to donate more if you choose.

Make checks payable to The Genieve Shelter’s – Dollar A Day

Mail your donation to PO Box 1585, Suffolk, VA 23439. You may also make you donation online by clicking here.

We thank everyone who has, and will, participate in this campaign. Your continued support is appreciated.

TEXT-TO-911 NOW AVAILABLE FOR RESIDENTS OF SUFFOLK 

How to text 911:

  1. On your mobile device, enter the numbers "911" in the "To" or "Recipient" field of a new text message...
  2. The first text to 911 should be short and include the location of the emergency, and ask for the police, fire, or ambulance...
  3. Press the "Send" button
  4. Answer questions and follow instructions from the 911 call taker

 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HAND SIGNAL NOW BEING USED DURING COVID-19

How to use hand signal:

  1. Click on this link to see more: LINK 
  2. When virtually talking with a friend, social worker, case manager, doctor, etc. you can use the signal to non-verbally ask for help
  3. The person seeing the symbol should then ask you yes or no questions to get you the best help you need (Ex. Would you like me to call 911? Do you need me to call a shelter and look into services for you?)