We will be hosting our annual Teen Dating Violence Awareness Fundraiser on February 24, 2024
Enjoy a fun evening of Jazz Music, Games, Silent and Dessert Auctions, and a Photo Booth for Fun Memories! Morongo Basin Unity Home provides a safe haven for victims of Domestic Violence. We offer programs to assist clients through counseling, legal advocacy, and building self-esteem to allow survivor to live their life free from the fear of abuse.
February is dedicated in the United States as National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. In Support of this cause, Unity Home's fundraiser on February 24, 2024 is one of our biggest fundraiser of the year. Your contribution will be directly applied to assisting victims of domestic Violence in their day to day activities.
Contact: (760) 366-9963 Ext. 2
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Yucca Valley Senior Center
57088 Twenty nine Palms, Yucca Valley, Ca 92284
Teen Dating Violence Statistics
- Roughly 1.5 million high school boys and girls in the U.S. admit to being intentionally hit or physically harmed in the last year by someone they are romantically involved with.
- Teens who suffer dating abuse are subject to long-term consequences like alcoholism, eating disorders, promiscuity, thoughts of suicide, and violent behavior.
- 33% of adolescents in America are victim to sexual, physical, verbal, or emotional dating abuse.
- 8 States in the U.S. do not consider a violent dating relationship domestic abuse. Therefore, adolescents, teens, and 20-somethings are unable to apply for a restraining order for protection from the abuser.
- 50% of young people who experience rape or physical or sexual abuse will attempt to commit suicide.
- Only 1/3 of the teens who were involved in an abusive relationship confided in someone about the violence.
- Teens who have been abused hesitate to seek help because they do not want to expose themselves or are unaware of the laws surrounding domestic violence.