County Legislature Recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

OSWEGO, NY – Members of the Oswego Legislature Human Services Committee recently presented staff members from Oswego County Opportunities Services to Aid Families program with a proclamation recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Oswego County.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month observed
Domestic Violence Awareness Month observed

SAF the domestic violence and rape crisis program serving Oswego County served more than 600 victims and survivors last year and answered more than 6,400 calls to the Crisis Hotline in 2014.

From left are: Stephen Walpole (District 14, Oswego); SAF Counselor / Case Specialist Jake West; Legislator and Committee Vice Chairman Daniel LeClair (District 8, Pennellville); SAF Victim Advocate Jamie Drake; SAF Specialist Christine Gill; SAF Educator Sara Gozzi; Legislator Shawn Dolye (District 3, Pulaski); SAF Victim Advocate Jessica Shepard; SAF Victim Services Program Manager Stacie France; Legislators Marie Schadt (District 19, Oswego); and John Proud (District 7 Mexico).

If you or someone you know is a survivor of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual violence or stalking, please call our Crisis Hotline at (315) 342-1600.

OCO is a private, non-profit agency that has been supporting communities throughout Oswego County since 1966.

A member agency of the United Way of Greater Oswego County, OCO provides more than 50 vital services throughout 80 separate locations.

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