WESTFORD — The following letter was shared with WestfordCAT from the Westford Health Department.
Westford Health Department’s Public Health Nurse, Gail Johnson, Chair’s the Westford Coalition for Non-Violence, (WCNV). Our current mission statement of WCNV is “Promoting safety and peace in Westford through ongoing conversations and awareness-raising activities, reducing isolation, and fostering community connectedness.”
Please see the recently updated domestic violence educational handbook! If interested in picking up a free copy, please see the following locations: Health Department, JV Fletcher Library, Cameron Senior Center, and Police Station. If you prefer, you may want to visit our WCNV website using the link below, to find a list of resources and a link to view the educational handbook online; the handbook is for educational purposes only.
A huge thank you goes out to one of our long-standing members of the coalition, Pat Reppucci, who has spent considerable time on updating this handbook. Pat’s attention to detail and perseverance made this resource for our community possible. We truly appreciate all your hard work.
WCNV is a coalition that consists of residents, town employees, survivors, and professionals, who have joined together to promote healthy relationships through education, communication, trust, and mutual respect.
If you, or someone you know, is a victim of domestic violence, please call 911 if in immediate danger, or call SafeLink hotline at 1-877-785-2020. We all deserve to live without fear, and knowing that there are services available to help, may offer some comfort. YOU ARE NOT ALONE!
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