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People in Livingston parish rally against domestic violence

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Posted: Jun 22, 2014 6:25 PM by Jessica LeBlanc
Updated: Jun 23, 2014 9:11 AM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: abuse, violence, Louisiana, Livingston, help, advocates, family

Denham Springs- People from the Livingston parish community showed up to show their support at the domestic violence rally, Sunday.

Southeast Advocates for Family Empowerment, S.A.F.E., led the rally.

The Executive Director of S.A.F.E., Pam Hutcheson, says they will provide more services to people in Livingston parish who are going to an abuse situation.

" We give individual and group counseling. We help them with emergency shelter and transitional housing. Our main priority is safety."

1 in 3 Louisiana women experience domestic violence at the hand of a partner and Louisiana is one of the leading states in the nation in domestic homicides.

For more information on S.A.F.E., go to www.SAFElouisiana.org.

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