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October 22, 2018



Fulton City Officials Recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month

A Mayoral Proclamation has recognized October 2017 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the City of Fulton, recognizing the 30th anniversary of a nationwide effort born from victim service providers and survivors to raise awareness of the epidemic of domestic violence. Members of SAF, Oswego County’s domestic violence and rape crisis center were present at a recent meeting of the Fulton Common Council to accept the proclamation. Oswego County Opportunities (OCO) Services to Aid Families (SAF) has provided crisis, supportive, advocacy, and educational services throughout Oswego County for 30 years. SAF served nearly 550 survivors and answered more than 2,300 calls on its Crisis Hotline in 2016, however, crimes of domestic and sexual violence remain vastly underreported, the proclamation detailed.

SAF Promotes White Ribbon Campaign

Representatives from Oswego County Opportunities’ Services to Aid Families program, were on hand at the CNY Great Pumpkin Festival recently to promote the services offered through SAF and raise awareness about domestic violence.

SAF Plants Tree In Honor Of Crime Victims

On April 26, as part of National Crime Victims Week and Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Services to Aid Families, a division of Oswego County Opportunities, held a tree planting ceremony honoring victims of crime.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Throughout the month of October, Services to Aid Families (SAF), a division of Oswego County Opportunities, Inc. (OCO), will be celebrating Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  SAF is the Licensed Domestic Violence Program & Certified Rape Crisis Center of Oswego County. SAF operates the Abuse & Assault Hotline (342-1600), which accepts collect calls within the county.