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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SEXUAL ASSAULT HUMAN TRAFFICKING
Domestic Violence is violent or abusive behavior that is used to gain or maintain control over a spouse or partner. It can be physical, sexual, emotional or economic abuse.
Sexual Assault is any involuntary sexual act in which a person is coerced or physically forced to engage against their will, or any non-consensual sexual touching of a person.
Human trafficking is the trade of humans, most commonly for the purpose of sexual slavery, forced labor, or commercial sexual exploitation for the trafficker or others








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HOW YOU CAN HELP



DONATE TODAY


Donations to Friend to Friend allow us to help survivors of abuse escape and rebuild their lives. Be a part of the solution to end the violence.


SHOP BUTTERFLY BOUTIQUE


The Butterfly Boutique is an upscale thrift boutique, which is open to the public. All proceeds are used to provide free services to our clients.


VOLUNTEER TODAY


We are looking for special volunteers to help accompany survivors to Court, help in the Office, Butterfly Boutique, and Fundraising Events.


COMMUNITY VOICES

"Friend to Friend currently responds to 100% of sexual assaults that come into First Health Moore Regional Hospital located in Pinehurst, North Carolina. First Health Moore Regional Hospital not only serves sexual assault victims from Moore County, but also surrounding counties, with a large military population that creates high demand for sexual assault advocates. In 2014, Moore County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to and investigated 94 incidents of sexual assault, which was an increase compared to 74 incidents in 2013."

NEIL GODFREY
Sheriff, Moore County, North Carolina

"For more than twenty years, Friend to Friend has provided a safe haven for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Through their court advocacy program, 24/7 crisis line, counseling, community education, and The Serenity House, Friend to Friend provides crucial emergency services for our community."

MAUREEN KRUGER
Moore County District Attorney

"Friend to Friend is one of the most vital social service programs in the Community. Maybe even more than a "service", Friend to Friend is actually a "place"—a safe haven for those who have been victims of sexual abuse and domestic violence. There is no facility in this community that more directly symbolizes our commitment to help those in need."

JOHN DEMPSEY
President, Sandhills Community College

"It is always my pleasure to share the relationship that Moore County Department of Social Services has with our community partners and this is especially true concerning Friend to Friend. Friend to Friend is our primary partner in assisting victims of domestic violence as they provide housing , counseling and legal resources to those find themselves in this unfortunate circumstance. Friend to Friend serves a key role in our County 's Sex Abuse Task Force. Their support is instrumental in meeting the needs of the victims. Knowing that we have an able and committed partner enhances our success in meeting the needs of Moore County Citizens."

JOHN L. BENTON
Director, Moore County Dept. of Social Services