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Human Trafficking Symposium

Human Trafficking Symposium
In a standing room only meeting at the McCourt building, volunteers, educators and elected officials attended a human trafficking symposium to learn about what is happening in Prince William County to help prevent and address Human Trafficking. Mary Ellen Smith is the Human Trafficking Prevention Specialist for PWCS. Previously a social worker, Smith coordinates the Human Trafficking Program for the schools. This program is in the middle and high schools, case management for identified victims and public awareness and education for students and community agencies.Click HERE to read the rest of the article.By Rebecca BarnesWednesday 1/29/2020
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Answering Crisis Calls This Holiday Season

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The holidays can be extremely tough for those who have lost loved ones, are struggling to pay bills, or dealing with other stressors in their lives.  Our Helpline Program allows us to come alongside our neighbors as they work through deep mental and emotional pain.  It is run by a dedicated staff of seven and volunteer team of fourteen.  Our trained Crisis Listeners are available 24/7 and receive nearly 2,000 calls per month - 39% of which are suicide related.  Encompassing four different resources, the Helpline program, with the help of donations received, provides:Crisis Listeners: Thirty-nine percent of calls received per month by the Helpline are suicide related. All ACTS crisis listeners are trained to help people deal with their feelings and to talk through their issues.Resources Listeners: Providing a wealth of information on the availability of resources available to people who are in crisis, such as hospital locations etc.Senior Link: A completely free service,...
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Working to End Domestic Violence in Prince William County

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Step out with ACTS Domestic Violence Services (Turning Points) by joining our 2018 Purple Purse Challenge! Together we can help put an end to domestic violence in Prince William County!2018 was a big year as we launched a new and vital partnership with the Prince William County Police. The LAP program, or Lethality Assessment Protocol, allows us to reach high danger victims with safety planning and advocacy as never before. But the need is greater now. Many have no where to go in order to stay safe. Your support will provide needed resources to help high danger victims who need safe shelter and transportation, sometimes in the middle of the night.Your gift will help people like Laura, a survivor of domestic violence: “My bruises were in my head.” Laura told us. “It felt like love at first, but then he became jealous and suspicious of me,” she said. “He kept track of my...
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Suicide and Self-harm in the Media Today

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If you’ve been struggling with thoughts of suicide, feeling hopeless, feeling lonely and isolated, worried about someone you care about, you have help available through ACTS Helpline. Your call will be greeted by a compassionate trained listener. This person is there to help clarify your problems, offer suggestions, and most of all, listen. Call our helpline, day or night, at (703) 368-4141.Anthony Bordain, Kate Spade and 13 Reasons Why have all brought attention to something we should all have awareness of by now; suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention 45,000 Americans die by suicide yearly. Numbers are expected to be higher since under reporting is known to occur. Impacts of these tragedies shock people in different ways. Kate Spade and Anthony Bordain were both lost within one week of each other.There has also been discussion in the media...
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Life After Losing Your Spouse

Life After Losing Your Spouse
Read the whole article at:ACTS Helpline provides numerous support lines to ensure that no one is ever alone.Your call will always be greeted by a compassionate, trained listener. This person is there to help clarify your problems, offer suggestions, and most of all, listen. All calls made are confidential and anonymous, allowing you to be completely open about what you’ve been going through. If you would like to sign up for ACTS Senior Link service, call 703-441-8606 ext 210 and ask for Senior Link.IntroductionThe death of a spouse is one of the most difficult challenges many of us will have to face. Your world is turned upside down, and it’s not easy to come to grips with the many emotions that you will inevitably feel. This is especially true if you had been married to your spouse for a significant amount of time.Nobody likes to think about it, but the reality...
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Volunteer Spotlight: Alexis

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Helpline is a free and confidential 24/7 crisis service. Since the Helpline does not close, it is crucial that there are an adequate number of staff and volunteers to cover the Helpline at all times. There are certain times of day that callers tend to call in more frequently and more listeners are needed during those times. The topics of conversation are varied and listeners need to have the ability to discuss different types of crises. Volunteers are always appreciated.Alexis is an intern for the Helpline. She has to complete 120 hours for her internship and is more than halfway done at the time of this writing. Alexis has been willing to do her internship hours based on the needs of the Helpline. Whether that means a shift that begins at 5 AM or at 5 PM. She has a full-time job and she goes above and beyond to make sure...
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How Police Are Trained to Respond to Domestic Violence

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Last year, ACTS Domestic Violence Services initiated the Lethality Assessment Program (LAP) to help train Prince William County officers how to respond to situations involving domestic violence. The LAP is a multi-pronged intervention program that consists of an evidence-based tool called the Lethality Screen that helps law enforcement more clearly assess a victim’s risk of intimate partner homicide, and an accompanying referral process that proactively connects victims to community-based domestic violence services. The Screen is adapted from Dr. Campbell’s Danger Assessment, a screening instrument used by clinicians and counselors to assess a victim’s risk of being killed by an intimate partner (Campbell, 1986). The LAP aims to translate clinical research on lethality predictors into practical tools that will help first responders respond more effectively to dangerous and potentially lethal incidents of domestic violence. As seen in: Domestic violence has been found to constitute the single largest category of police calls in some cities. When police officers respond, they know the situation...
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Change on the Horizon for ACTS' Housing Program

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By: Denarsha Clarke and Laurel Turay; ACTS' Sustainable Housing Case ManagersAs ACTS prepares for its 50th Anniversary, one of our longest running programs, the Beverly Warren Emergency Family Shelter, will be experiencing some changes this year. Our organization began at the Emergency Shelter, and during ACTS' history, it has been the site of a thrift store, a hub for families to receive emergency financial assistance, but most importantly, it has been a refuge for all who would otherwise be homeless in our area.The change has already begun. Last year, Valria Martin became the supervisor for the Emergency Shelter as well as the Domestic Violence Shelter. Ms. Martin has been with ACTS for 10 years and her dedication to its residents has been unparalleled. The shelter will also be under renovation soon. While the building has been a beacon for those needing a safe place to stay, 50 years of constant use...
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Life Unlocked

Life Unlocked
As seen in:At a recent women’s conference in Phoenix, Ariz., Erin Brockovich was one of the featured speakers—you know, the woman made famous when Julia Roberts portrayed her life story in the 2000 Academy Award-winning film Erin Brockovich.Brockovich was there to talk about how women can overcome even the toughest of situations. “We have to learn to persevere when we want to give up,” she said.During the Q&A that followed, Suzanna Quintana, 49, raised her hand. She had a story to tell about persevering. She had been stalked by her abusive ex-husband, she said, for two years, maybe longer—she couldn’t be exactly certain when it started, or even if it was over. In part, he had used the identity theft protection company, LifeLock to do so.Quintana had explored every avenue to get him to stop—the police, the court system, anyone at LifeLock who would listen. It seemed no one was overly concerned....
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Keeping Your Mental Health in Mind

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By: Peter LineberryIt’s been said that not every disability is visible, and this can often be true when it comes to mental health. Some illnesses are readily diagnosed and treated with therapy and medication; others can be vaguer in the minds of those affected and often remain unknown to a person’s loved ones. Anxiety and depression can take many forms, and while sometimes triggered by sad events, might start just because, well, life happens.One reason that symptoms are undiagnosed, or purposefully hidden from the wider world, is the fear of stigma: that the person will become a social outcast at work or at home. Yet, in our county, there are numerous organizations dedicated to fighting this perception and providing needed help. Prince William Living wanted to highlight some of these organizations and show the good they are doing in the community, and share a few self-realized therapies that have made a positive difference for some coping with mental illness.Because, as Cynthia Dudley of Woodbridge’s Trillium Drop-In Center notes,...
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Best Ways to Provide Support When One of Your Volunteers Suffers a Loss

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While it can take months or even years to come to terms with the loss of a loved one, most people realize that time doesn’t pause during that period. Life and responsibilities go on and require attention. While some people find returning to a regular routine helpful, it can be extremely challenging for others. This can be a tricky situation for a manager when a volunteer suffers a loss. But with a little planning, you can make the transition easier for your returning volunteer.Why It’s Hard Whether it’s working or volunteering, everyone knows that the first day back with an organization can be a bit of a challenge. Especially when one expects colleagues to react with sympathy and questions. It’s typical for people to have the same automatic, though well-intentioned, reaction of, “I’m sorry.”  They may ask how the volunteer is doing or what happened. Try to anticipate some of the...
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IWALK Festival To Enter Final Lap

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We can’t wait for Saturday’s 7th Annual IWALK for ACTS. There’s still time to register for the 5K! Following the 5K, the community at large is invited to join us for a FREE family festival from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center (14900 Potomac Town Place, Woodbridge). We will be filling the main street with activities and entertainment for the entire family. You won’t want to miss this fun, fall Saturday!We have a few vendor spots still available. Interested in partnering with us? Learn more here.Here is a look at what to expect at the festival:Minecraft activities by Animated ChildBounce House and Bounce House Slide from Castle Bounce LLC Virginia Party RentalsCharacter appearances by: McGruff the Crime Dog, Star Wars characters, Superheroes, Sparky the Fire Dog and moreMeet and Greet with Queen Elsa Science experiments with Chemistry for KidsCrafts hosted by Girls on the RunPainting by Edgemoor Art StudioFace painting by Hope Hill ChurchGagaball provided by...
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What I Have Learned My First Year As A Crisis Listener

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It is amazing to me that whoever calls and whatever time it is, there is always room for compassion, even at 3:00 a.m.  Sometimes the callers at this hour are lonely and cannot sleep, other times the caller is in emotional distress.                                              We have a diverse background for our Crisis Listener team.  Many of my coworkers have past experience with working in the mental health field, serving as an encyclopedia of knowledge and resources.  One of them in particular, who has a calm spirit and years of experience, ended up talking to me about an active suicide I took. He was able to assess the call with me and gave me hope that the caller was talking about the future, so there is a chance the caller did not end...
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Helping Seniors Deal with the Loss of a Spouse: Tackling the Paperwork and Understanding the States of Grief

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Photo Credit: vlanka, PixabayLosing a spouse is unimaginable. It’s one of the hardest things that an individual can go through in life, and watching your loved one suffer with the grief of losing his or her spouse isn’t easy either. If your senior loved one has recently become a widow or widower, your support is important. You can help with paperwork and other tasks. Your loved one will also need your support as he or she goes through each state of grief.When a person dies, there are certain tasks that must be taken care of, such as planning the funeral, contacting the insurance company, obtaining death certificates, and more. While you should offer to help, don’t try to take control of the situation. Handling the planning gives many people in grief a sense of control and a source of distraction. Instead, sit down with your loved one to figure out which...
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Compton & Duling Supports ACTS in its Work with Domestic Abuse Survivors

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Compton & Duling recently launched a Community Champion project in support of ACTS, which offers counseling and education for community members experiencing crisis. Through its involvement with ACTS, the Prince William-based law firm is bolstering services offered to families affected by domestic abuse.Compton & Duling Partner Maryse Allen recently did a presentation for ACTS' Adult Victim Group, helping group members to better understand the divorce process in Virginia.“While I am unable to give specific legal advice during a presentation, I can provide insight into preventing common pitfalls,” said Allen, who heads Compton & Duling’s family law practice. “Another goal is to demystify the court process. We never want anybody to feel that they are trapped in a domestic violence situation due to lack of information or resources.”Many of those in attendance had questions about their own situations. Often, Allen’s advice was to seek legal counsel. “The laws are constantly changing, and...
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Real Estate Team Donates $1K to Beverly Warren Shelter

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AJ Team of Keller Williams Realty, recently featured on an episode of HGTV’s popular show House Hunters, announced viewers helped raise $1,000 for ACTS Emergency Family Shelter in Dumfries, VA. Because one of the team’s Core Values is to “Be A Blessing”, they donated $1 for every social media post viewers tagged to the team’s Facebook or Instagram pages during the 22-minute live show. On July 20th, the AJ Team will present the check to shelter representatives at their office located in Lake Ridge, VA. The journey which led the AJ Team to HGTV began when CEO Allen Johnson met Makya and Delmar through a network of friends. The couple had almost given up on finding their dream home after a year-long search because they were frustrated with their previous realtor and the home-search process. Johnson convinced them to give his team a chance, and fellow AJ Team Realtor Sam Eligwe spearheaded...
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Understanding Dating Violence

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-Linda Neice, Community Educator, ACTS Domestic Violence Services“Is this really what you want? To leave me?” he shouted. “If you leave me, I will kill myself. You are so cold. How could you be so cruel to me?”  With that he left, slamming the metal front door in my face. I had no idea what he would do, and I was terrified. I was only 21. Little did I know I would hear his threats over and over again, like a horrible song on repeat.It was not always this way. Like other girls, I wanted the love story that people talk about in novels. The kind that sweeps you off your feet, complete with passionate romance and the “happily ever after.” And that is what it was like during the first year. We would go on trips together, have long meaningful conversations, he would buy me extravagant gifts, and he would tell...
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Healing for All Walks of Life

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The woman in this story was a client in our AMAC (Adults Molested As Children) support group at the PWC Adult Detention Center many moons ago.  She was a single mom whose children were living with her parents at the time.  The parents were not very supportive, however she found the support she needed from our group and co-facilitators.  Every week she would ask the facilitators for various help that she was unable to do in jail.  One day the group members laughed when again she asked for help and apologized if she was asking too much.  She turned to them and said “I am serious, this is my life”!  It was then that we knew she had a burning determination to make it and we would do whatever we could to help her. When she was released from jail, she stayed for awhile at a shelter, found a job, and began...
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Shimmy Mob Shakes for Domestic Violence Awareness

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Belly Dancers across North America and beyond have geared up during the past few weeks to make Belly Dance History once again, and all of it was for a great cause. On Saturday, May 13th, “Shimmy Mobs” appeared randomly at various locations from coast to coast to promote World Belly Dance Day and help raise funds for women's shelters.“Flash Mobs” (a group of people organized to meet to perform a specified action and then disperse quickly) are nothing new. What makes Shimmy Mob different from regular flash mobs is the three main goals. The primary goal is to promote belly dance and raise awareness of World Belly Dance Day; the secondary goal is to raise funds for local women’s and children’s shelters in participating communities; the third goal is to acknowledge and promote participating sponsors. Of course, they also aim to entertain!Shimmy Mob represents all styles of Belly Dance and the audience was...
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ACTS Helpline: The People We Talk To

ACTS Helpline: The People We Talk To
ACTS Helpline responds to a variety of people in crisis throughout the state, country, and the world.  Not only do we receive calls from our neighbors in Prince William County, but also from other parts of the US. We’ve even handled calls from Mexico, Canada and London! Other than a person’s accent, it goes to show that some problems are universal.  The range of subjects we address is staggering. This could include relationship issues with husbands or wives, transitioning to a new chapter in life, or difficulties with employment.  We frequently get calls from people locked in the cycle of domestic violence, looking for a single ray of hope. Depending on how far they want to take it, we can de-escalate, form safety plans, and refer them to direct services in their area. Although we are primarily crisis-oriented, some call because they feel they're alone in the world and have no one....
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Love, Violence, and Our Children

Love, Violence, and Our Children
Teen dating can be both exciting and scary. There are many new feelings that teens will experience during their first few relationships and it can be difficult to determine if what they're feeling is love. What is love? Love is an amazing feeling, it puts a smile on your face and is an antidote that can provide ultimate healing.So why do some people hurt when they are in love?  Why do relationships sometimes make people feel like they aren't good enough? ACTS Domestic Violence Services is here to say that love is NOT pain, and being in a relationship should NOT make an individual feel like a prisoner. Love is kindness, love is trust, love makes you feel significant and special. Love is gentle, tender touches, not shoves, slaps, or punches, or words that are cutting and hurtful.Love is a breath of fresh air, not a feeling of despair.  1 in 3 teens experience dating violence. Ask yourself, does...
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The Importance of Thrifting This Christmas

The Importance of Thrifting This Christmas
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas around the ACTS Thrift Store, and I for one am stoked! This is hands down my favorite time of year and I just love giving everyone on my nice list that perfect "thing" that has them written all over it. In the back of my mind though I say to myself " Self? is it just a bit naughty to gift from a thrift?"For this month of sharing I will be giving my top ten reasons thrifting is a go this season.1. A gift to the communityShop for good! Your purchases help fund charitable causes. Melissa Napora runs our food pantry and deserves a big round of applause for just wrapping up ACTS' largest annual food drive. Operation Turkey ran from November 1st through the 18th this year, and during that time, the Food Pantry served over 700 families.ACTS assists families in Prince...
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ACTS Domestic Violence Services Welcomes October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

ACTS Domestic Violence Services Welcomes October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Today in Prince William County, ACTS Domestic Violence Services welcomed October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This campaign shines a light of hope on the dark reality of domestic violence in our families, our schools and our communities in Prince William County and across the Commonwealth of Virginia.One in three women and one in four men have been victims of some form of physical violence by an intimate partner within their lifetime, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV).  In America, one in fifteen children are exposed to domestic violence each year, often as eyewitnesses to violence, causing trauma and ongoing behavioral and emotional problems.The problem of domestic violence is not just national in scope, but affects our local communities.“In Prince William County, the Police Department fields over 9,000 crisis calls from families involved with domestic violence per year,” stated Dotty Larsen, Director of ACTS Domestic Violence Services....
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Local Impact of the Food Pantry

Local Impact of the Food Pantry
 My first week at ACTS ended with me throwing away over a thousand pounds of produce, most of which was still completely fresh. It had all been donated  the previous Sunday from the VA Cooperative Extension’s Master Gardeners in partnership with the Dale City Farmers market; and I was instructed to dump it all as we would be receiving thousands of pounds more that coming Sunday. I was given the same instructions the following week. Every job comes with some responsibilities one might not want to do, however throwing away an abundance of perfectly fresh produce was something I refused to continue doing.            There were many reasons I could not bring myself to dump the produce week after week. I have worked on farms and am aware of all of the hard work and resources that go into planting, growing, harvesting, and processing crops. Additionally, the farmers who donated the fruits...
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ACTS Participates in Darkness to Light's Stewards of Children Program

ACTS Participates in Darkness to Light's Stewards of Children Program
Did you know that 1 in 10 children will be sexually abused before they turn 18? On June 1, ACTS’ staff participated in an in-service presentation titled Darkness to Light’s  Stewards of Children through its Sexual Assault Services (SAVAS) department. During the two hour training, which was hosted by director Lydia Teutsch, employees learned five steps to prevent child sexual abuse, which are:"If you're too afraid to talk about child sexual abuse before it happens, you may only get to talk about it after it happens."Learn the FactsMinimize OpportunityTalk About ItRecognize the SignsReact ResponsiblyBy the end of the year, all ACTS employees will take part in this preventative and educational program. If you would like to know more about how to prevent child sexual abuse in your community, ACTS Sexual Assault Services now offers an opportunity to learn about how to keep our children safe. If you are interested in learning more about the Stewards of Children training, please contact Lydia at (703) 497-1192 ext 249 or...
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ACTS Success Story

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A young Hispanic woman, who was 4 months pregnant, came and filed a protective order at the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Intake office and then met with one of the Turning Points court advocates. She disclosed her husband had been physically and verbally abusive towards her. She stated that several months ago her husband had come home drunk and upset. He held a knife and threatened to kill her. He also grabbed her by the neck and began to strangle her. She managed to get away and contact the police. She stated they had been separated for a few months. However he had been threatening via text message to kill her and take the baby away. The court advocate helped her file a preliminary protective order and accompanied her to court that day. She was granted a preliminary protective order and she was provided with resources for immigration agencies that could...
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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Did you know that ACTS has a Sexual Assault Specialist dedicated to working with Spanish-speaking clients? This is critical, because according to the County 22% of Prince William County residents are of Hispanic origin, and 32% of students enrolled in the county’s public school system identify as Hispanic/Latino.. Of that number, many are immigrants who have come to America to find work and help their families back home.However, life in America, or their journey to America, often takes a terrible turn when sexual predators take advantage of an individual’s immigration status, assaulting adults, teenagers and children. ACTS has heard countless stories of sexual victimization, including tales of sexual assaults by “trusted authorities” who turned out to be impostors; employment-related assaults by co-workers and/or supervisors who tell victims that they will be arrested if they report an assault to police; and other traumatic sexual assaults that occur while crossing the border.Most often,...
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ACTS Says “Thank You” to Oaks of Wellington

ACTS Says “Thank You” to Oaks of Wellington
The residents of the Oaks of Wellington, a + 55 community located in Manassas, are an example of those very words of John Wesley.Several of their community members had an arts and crafts fair which provided hand crafted items for the public to purchase. They raised, and generously donated, the $310 dollars, to ACTS!We can only say “Thank You” for caring and being an important part of the service ACTS provides in the Greater Prince William community.Photo Credit: Next Avenue
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Williams County Police Officers Recognized

Williams County Police Officers Recognized
On February 19, 2016 Prince William County Police officers (Criminal Investigations Division-Violent Crimes Bureau) were recognized for their tireless effort and commitment to support the ACTS Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors (LOSS) Team. Whenever there is a suicide in Prince William County, law enforcement calls ACTS to mobilize the LOSS Team. Within an hour, our staff or trained volunteers are on site at the family’s home to provide comfort and support.Briana Sewell presented Commendations from the office of Congressman Gerald E. Connolly. The following officers’ names have been entered into the Congressional Record: Dan Carton, Brian Cavanaugh, Brian Coady, Darien Cupka, Dan Downey, Mike Fernald, Ben Grantham, Ray Hyatt, Rob Kasper, Joe Medawar, Juan Pena ( deceased), Gina Pinedo, Astrid Robinson, Caillen Smith, Mike Sullivan, and Gary Van Dyke.During the luncheon, Chief Steve Hudson (Prince William County Police) and Steve Liga, CEO of ACTS, highlighted the benefits of the four year...
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Message From The CEO

Message From The CEO
Dear Friends,Let me begin by saying thank you for the outpouring of support I have felt since coming to ACTS one year ago. Starting a new job is always stressful. Moving states to do so is doubly so, as many of my neighbors in the military know so well. This community has made it so much easier than I ever expected.As spring arrives and the weather warms, the wind of change is upon ACTS in the best possible way. I am very fortunate to have such a committed and diverse staff that is able to share their wonderful and creative ideas to make us all grow and make a greater impact on Prince William County. Visit our thrift store or stop by the administrative offices, and you’ll see what I mean. You will be greeted with a genuine smile.ACTS as an organization is really comprised of people from many different cultures,...
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Lisa’s Story

Lisa’s Story
Several years ago my life was moving fast and I was a typical American. In our family we spent what we made, putting nothing aside for a rainy day. Our children had numerous activities and I had only recently made the switch from a stay at home mom to a working mom. Little did I know my life was about to undergo a series of unfortunate events worthy of a movie. You never know how quickly you can lose everything. Most Americans are one paycheck away from financial disaster.My downfall began with the untimely and unexpected death of my younger brother. Soon after my mother began to go blind. I made the decision to quit work and care for my mother. Little did I know this was the beginning of losing everything I had but my family.   Over the next couple years I experienced many other personal struggles, however the biggest...
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ACTS Receives $20,000 Grant from Stafford Hospital Community Benefit Fund

ACTS Receives $20,000 Grant from Stafford Hospital Community Benefit Fund
PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, VA—Action in Community Through Service of PWC has received a $20,000 grant from the Stafford Hospital Community Benefit Fund located in Fredericksburg, Virginia. The grant period is January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016.This grant supports staffing for the ACTS Helpline, which provides services directed toward crisis intervention and suicide prevention. Helpline is a 24/7/365 telephone crisis hotline, which is certified for suicide intervention by the American Association of Suicidology. ACTS Helpline also provides Senior Link, a free call reassurance program providing scheduled phone calls to senior citizens or physically disadvantaged shut-ins.As part of this grant, ACTS is required to:Increase the number of crisis and suicide calls responded to from 54,166 to 56,800.Increase the number of outbound Senior Link calls from 15,188 to 15,947.Participate in 12 outreach activities that will reach a minimum of 150 individuals in Northern Stafford and Southeast Prince William Counties.Collaborate with Stafford County law...
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ACTS 5th Annual IWalk a HUGE Success

ACTS 5th Annual IWalk a HUGE Success
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Drop Off Your Donations

Drop Off Your Donations
Local Friends.. Ft. Belvoir Federal Credit Union branches are collecting non- perishables for ACTS, so stop by today and drop your goods in one of these boxes.
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Cuisine de Commerce

Cuisine de Commerce
Today, the Prince William Chamber of Commerce held a Cuisine de Commerce to showcase restaurants and caterers in the chamber. All attendees were encouraged to bring food for the ACTS food pantry. Thank you so much for all the donations! The event sponsor, Burke & Herbert Bank, also announced that it will be holding a food drive now through Thanksgiving in all of its local branches to support the ... See More
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