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Teen Dating Violence – Services and Education & Prevention

DVS works closely with local schools, educational professional, counselors and other providers who work with families and teen, to provide prevention education and intervention for teens.

DVS provides presentations and trainings about Dating Violence and Health Relationships to school classes, church groups or other teen clubs and groups. For more information call 735-1295 or email erinn.g@dvsbf.org.

DVS provides presentations and trainings about Teen Dating Violence to educational professional, counselors and other adults working with teens. For more information call 735-1295 or email erinn.g@dvsbf.org.

Click here for more information about Teen Dating Violence.

Services for Teen & Parents:

Teens can call the crisis line (582-9841) or meet with an advocate to talk about what is going on in their relationship, and to find out about available services and options.

Parents, or other supportive adults, can call the crisis line (582-9841) or meet with an advocate to talk about how to help their teen who may be dealing with an abusive relationship.

Teens ages 16 and above can get a protection order against their abusive partner without parental involvement. Click here to learn more about how to get a protection order.

A minor 13 – 15 years of age who is a victim of domestic violence in a dating relationship with a person 16 years of age or older can get a protection order with the assistance of a guardian, guardian ad litem or next friend. A DVS advocate assist a teen in determining if getting a protection order is a viable option. Click here to learn more about how to get a protection order.

All DVS services are free of charge and confidential.

If you are in need of any of the above services, or have questions about the services we provide, please contact our 24-hour crisis line at (509) 582-9841.

DVS provides services to any victim of domestic violence regardless of immigration status, race, color, religion, disability, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, age, ethnicity, income, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.