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October is the Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This month, the Florida Department of Children and Families also received a grant to help support domestic violence victims.

Healthy Families Florida Facebook page

In the last year, there were nearly 200,000 child abuse, neglect, or abandonment investigations in Florida. One organization aims to help parents and others involved with children not only identify potential risk factors, but also give them the tools to avoid such behaviors.

Walton County Sheriff's office facebook page

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Walton County Sheriff’s office is gearing up to take on a one-of-a-kind initiative to crackdown on domestic violence.

Bondi Calls For Awareness Of Victims' Rights

Apr 13, 2016
Florida Office of the Attorney General / http://myfloridalegal.com

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is encouraging people affected by domestic violence and sexual abuse to reach out to law enforcement. The move is part of a national push for awareness of victims’ rights.

Restraining Order? Hand Over The Gun

Dec 22, 2015
Florida House of Representatives

A North Florida Democratic lawmaker wants to limit gun access for people under restraining orders.

Sascha Cordner / WFSU-FM

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and some locals are hoping to shine a light on the month with different events throughout the Big Bend areas.