Family ties should not leave scars, but in millions of American families, women and children are killed or injured every year. Each day, at least three children die of abuse or neglect. Domestic Violence is the number one killer of women. Fortunately, prevention and intervention are possible.
Montgomery Area Family Violence Program, Inc., dba. Family Sunshine Center, exists to end family violence and sexual assault and foster hope and healing in seven Alabama counties: Autauga, Butler, Chilton, Crenshaw, Elmore, Lowndes, and Montgomery. One of our strategies is to provide life-saving information via this website.
Please browse to learn more about what to do if you or someone you know is a family violence or sexual assault victim. As you browse, you will also learn how you can help us break the cycle of violence.
To end family violence and sexual assault
To foster hope and healing
To offer immediate response and a safe haven in crisis
To provide advocacy, counseling and support for family violence and sexual assault victims
To empower them to lead safe, violence-free lives
To promote community awareness through education and training