Tagged: Crime Victims Assistance Center

Even after surviving and leaving one abuser, Scarlett wouldn’t escape a second cycle of domestic violence.

She had known Jason (not his real name) and his family for many years – “there was something about that that was very nice to have,” she said. She was drawn to his kindness and attracted to his …

The warmest, most cheerful space in the new Shasta Family Justice Center in downtown Redding is the Stagecoach Room at the east end of the main hall. So-called because Wells Fargo Bank sponsored it, the room is designed to be a safe and welcoming place for children caught in a family violence crisis. A window in one wall looks into a small adjacent room where parents can meet with a facilitator and still keep an eye on their children.