Street Beat: Aiding Abuse Victims

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This week on Street Beat, April is Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Prevention Month and host Roxanne Steele from 98.7 AMP Radio chats with groups working to end abuse against women and children.

First up, Adrienne Gasperoni, the Youth and Family Director at Turning Point, is here to share how they are helping victims.

For more information about Turning Point please go to TurningPointMacomb.org

Street Beat: Turning PointStreet Beat: Turning Point

Then, Roxanne sits with a couple of guests from the YWCA Interim House and SAAS, Program Director Tracey Helms and Case Manager Lashawn Cornelious, to discuss how their programs are dedicated to empowering survivors of domestic and sexual assault.

For more information about YWCA Interim Hour and SAAS please go to YWCAdetroit.org

Street Beat: YWCA Interim House and SAASStreet Beat: YWCA Interim House and SAAS

Next, Stacie Bowens, the District Manager of the Michigan Department of Human Services, informs us of the important steps to take when witnessing or experiencing abuse.

For more information about MDHS please go to Michigan.gov/DHS

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Finally, Carol Furlong, the Executive Director of CARE House, offers programs for the community to assist even the littlest victims of abuse and neglect.

For more information about CARE House please go to CAREhouse.org

Street Beat: CARE HouseStreet Beat: CARE House

Tune in to watch Street Beat, Sunday at 11:00am on CW50

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