Stop the violence

October is domestic violence awareness month. You are not alone. It is NOT your fault. Help is available.

Did you know?

Oklahoma Statistics

  • 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been victims of (some form of) physical violence by an intimate partner within their lifetime
  • Oklahoma ranks 4th in the nation in domestic violence fatalities.
  • On a typical day, domestic violence hotlines receive approximately 21,000 calls, approximately 15 calls every minute.
  •  Intimate partner violence accounts for 15% of all violent crime. 
  •  Having a gun in the home increases the risk of homicide by at least 500%. 
  •  72% of all murder-suicides involved an intimate partner; 94% of the victims of these crimes are female

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We want to thank everyone that has donated to our agency. Your generosity has allowed us to help so many victims and their children! So thank you! Click on the link below to find out more about our needed items this month.

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Family Shelter of Southern Oklahoma

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