Our Mission:

Connections Family Resource Center

utilizes education, intervention and advocacy as the catalyst to increase awareness about the impact of Intimate Partner and Family Violence to support resilience and sustain safe, healthy families in communities that thrive.

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About Us

Formerly Connections Partnership for Family and Community Services

was established in 2010 as a family-based group seeking to support families and children in crisis. From this group Connections Family Resource Center was founded by a domestic violence co-survivor who understood the urgency of addressing the needs of families in crisis particularly women and child survivors of domestic violence in Fulton County, Georgia.

Connections Family Resource Center is a non-profit organization providing services to families and the community impacted by intimate partner and family violence in the metro Atlanta and surrounding area.

Help change the facts… Stand up, speak out, and let’s connect to make a difference for to prevent intimate partner and family violence.

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Without help,

boys and girls who witness domestic violence in the home has a higher risk of becoming abusers or victims of abuse, thus continuing generational cycles of violence.

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Every nine seconds

a woman in the United States is assaulted or badly beaten.

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Domestic Assault

is the major cause of injury among U.S. women.

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On average (3) women

 in the U.S. are murdered everyday by either their husband or boyfriend.

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Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)

is a serious issue that affects millions of Americans each year.

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Close to 45%

of battered woman are assaulted during pregnancy

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Close to 8 million women

have been raped by an intimate partner at some point in their lives.

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Women of color

experience domestic violence at high rates and continue to encounter barriers when trying to access supportive services.

Support us and get involved in your community to help prevent violence against women and children.

Our programs and services include:

A SURVIVOR’S STORY

DEBBIE’S STORY

Debbie is a mother of two- a super survivor of a 25-year emotional, physical and economic abusive relationship. After attending a domestic violence prevention education training sponsored by Connections Family Resource Center, Debbie recognized the signs and disclosed the extent of her abusive relationship to her family. With intentional and careful planning and support, Debbie courageously took the steps necessary to leave her abusive husband. Despite almost insurmountable circumstances, Debbie used her faith and embraced the support of family along with Connections Family Resource Center to build a new life for herself and her daughter. Debbie attributes her sustainability and continued success to ongoing empowerment and supportive connections.

Today, four years later- Debbie is self-sufficient. Through the Connections Family Resource Center training program, she earned an Early Childhood Associate Credential and now has a career as a teacher in early childhood education field. She has her own place and has purchased her first vehicle. She spends her spare time volunteering and empowering other women she meets to live their best life. Debbie is the epitome of resilience and her story is one of courage and determination. She is confident spirited, and she thrives today knowing that she now has the power to help others.