New program addresses teen boys exposed to domestic violence

2014-04-25T00:00:00Z New program addresses teen boys exposed to domestic violenceTimes Staff nwitimes.com
April 25, 2014 12:00 am  • 

HOMEWOOD | The South Suburban Family Shelter, 18137 Harwood Ave., announces a new program called “Stop the Violence” B.R.O. (Boys Respecting Others).

The program mission is to mitigate the effects of exposure to domestic violence and to teach safe and respectful ways to communicate with family, friends and in the community.

The program involves eight interactive group sessions and participants invited to take part in the program are male teens in sixth through eight grade of adult domestic violence victims. The program is free of charge.

For schedule and more information, call (708) 794-2140, ext. 331, or email mitchellc@ssfs1.org

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