Shasta Family Justice Center Seeks Volunteers; Training Friday

The Shasta Family Justice Center (SFJC) is seeking volunteers to help victims of Family Violence. Volunteers are needed to help with our children’s program, events, client navigation (case management), paralegal, legal document assistants and administrative assistance. The next training is… Continue Reading

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Empowering Families Campaign Underway

This week, the Shasta Family Justice Center (SFJC) kicked off the Empowering Families campaign. During the month of February 2011, local businesses are asking customers to donate $1 to help end family violence in our community.  All funds raised will… Continue Reading

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Scarlett’s Story, Part 2: From Horror to Wholeness

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 … Continue Reading

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Scarlett’s Story: Surviving Domestic Violence, Part 1

Meet Scarlett.

She’s a twenty-something north state woman with beautiful eyes and a smile that blows away shadows. She’d hang the moon – and a few planets, too – for her child. A single mom, she takes care of them both with her office job.

Scarlett loves to sing and dance. As a teenager, she … Continue Reading