Family Sunshine Center recognizes January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month and National Stalking Awareness Month
Every January, FSC joins organizations across the country to engage in two separate but connected events : Human Trafficking Awareness Month and Stalking Awareness Month. We are dedicating this month to raising awareness and increasing understanding of both issues. The prevalence of these issues, not just worldwide, but here in Alabama is staggering. In the […]Continue Reading Family Sunshine Center recognizes January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month and National Stalking Awareness Month
2020 has been an interesting year. As I sit to write this, our administrative offices in Montgomery are closed due to a lack of power from Hurricane Zeta. In September, we had to move Ranch RoundUp to an online event at the last moment because of Hurricane Sally. In March, our offices were closed due […]Continue Reading Being Thankful in 2020
The holidays can be a stressful time for all of us, but holiday stress is especially difficult for clients rebuilding lives affected by violence. Many of our clients have a hard time making ends meet after leaving abusive partners and can’t afford holiday gifts for their children. They may have to navigate extra visitation time […]Continue Reading Adopt-A-Family for the Holidays!
For many of Family Sunshine Center’s clients, the holiday season is an especially difficult time. This year, they have been dealing with the twin crises of coronavirus and rebuilding lives affected by violence. Thanksgiving can be a particularly hard time of year for them as they want to be able to provide their families with […]Continue Reading Thanksgiving Dinner Drive
Your friend’s partner won’t let them spend time with you anymore because they say you are a “bad influence”. Your daughter’s boyfriend is always jealously monitoring her text messages and social media. Your neighbor’s partner tells them to cover up because they look “slutty”. Every single one of these people could be in an abusive […]Continue Reading How to recognize and help a friend in an abusive relationship