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Mailing Address:

Community Support Services
700 N. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

Office Location:

Hal Marshall Services Center
700 N. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

CSS Communications
704-432-7233

Key Initiatives

CSS Key Initiatives

​October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

This is a time to raise awareness by holding events in memory of those who have lost their lives at the hands of their abusers. It is also a time to celebrate all survivors of intimate partner violence.

Here are some local events taking place in the area that you can participate in. 

Thank you for lending a voice for those that cannot always speak for themselves.

What is Domestic Violence?      
2016 DV-related homicides       

  
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
(This calendar is fluid and changing quite often. Visit often for updates)  

Sat. 09/24                    Playwrights on Parade
                                           Presented by PALS
                                           2:00PM
                                          Little Rock Cultural Center
                                          401 N. Myers Street
                                          Charlotte, NC 28202
                                          Playwrights on Parade flyer.pdf

Four female playwrights address domestic violence, sexual assault and breast cancer. Event includes vignettes and panel discussion.  DETAILS > http://www.pals4life.net/playwrights-on-parade.html

 

Fri. 09/30                     6th Annual Jennifer Roberts Volleyball Festival
                                           4:00PM – 7:00PM
                                           The Sandbox ​
                                           920 Hamilton St.
                                           Charlotte, NC 28206
                                           JRVB2016.pdf
 
Benefitting Safe Alliance and Mecklenburg County's CSS Prevention and Intervention Services.
> Come play or come watch                                   > Kids and pets are welcome on the patio
> Costumes are welcomed                                      > LIVE music
> Corn hole. Connect 4. Giant Chess.                Raffle items including lunch for 2 with the Mayor

Registration of teams of 6 players.   Suggested donation $15 per player.
Sign up yourself and your team.  Register today > www.DVVB.Eventbrite.com  
 

Sun. 10/02                  Rock Against Domestic Violence
                                           Presented by RAD Charlotte
                                           6:00PM
                                           Epicentre
                                           Studio Movie Grille 
                                           Third Floor Lounge
                                           210 E Trade St.
                                          Charlotte, NC 28202
                                           RADCharlotte.pdf

4th Annual RAD Charlotte benefit concert raising awareness of domestic violence through rock music and survivor stories in partnership with the DV Speakers Bureau.     TICKETS > http://tiny.cc/4wb0dy  

 

Mon. 10/03                  Wells Fargo Duke Energy Center in Purple
                                             Presented by @WFLightsCLT  
                                             Dusk to Dawn

The Wells Fargo Duke Energy Center will be lit in purple recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Use the following hashtags to post photos of the building on your social media sites.
#DVAMCharlotte > DVAM Events at http://DVAM.CharMeck.org

Mon. 10/03                  My Sisters' Keeper Pledge kickoff event
                                             Presented by MSK 
                                             TBD

Is he a keeper? Invite the men in your life to take the I Am My Sisters' Keeper pledge. Details to follow. Use the #IAmMySistersKeeper hashtag in photos including posing with the Wells fargo Duke Energy Center in Purple. 
 

Tues. 10/04                 Fighting for Women with Fashion
                                            Presented by Safe Alliance
                                            6:30PM
                                            The Design Center Atrium
                                            1930 Camden Road #130
                                            Charlotte, NC

The Charlotte Women Attorneys and the Women Physicians Section of the Mecklenburg County Medical Society proudly announce the sixth annual Fighting for Women with Fashion event to benefit victims of domestic violence.  TICKETS >  http://bit.ly/2aQrbZQ

 

Thurs. 10/06              DV Candlelight Vigil 
                                             7:00pm
                                             First Baptist Church West
                                             Family Life Center
                                             1801 Oaklawn Ave.
                                              Charlotte, NC 28216

Annual candlelight vigil recognizing the fallen lives due to domestic violence across the State of NC for the past year.  Contact Rev. Glencie Rhedrick at 980-202-9866

Sat. 10/08                     A Change Is Gonna Come
                                             Presented by PALS
                                             3:00PM
                                             Reconciling The World Ministries
                                             7801 Plott Road
                                             Charlotte, NC 28215

The award winning play dispels the notion that domestic violence only occurs among certain classes of people. It could happen to anyone... including church people.  TICKETS > www.ChangeIsGonnaCome.Eventbrite.com
For more information contact Vickie Evans at 704-312-0575


 

Sun. 10/09                        A Day of Awareness
                                                10:00am
                                                GeneratiONE Church Charlotte
                                                511 East 36th Street 
                                               Charlotte, NC 28205
 
Survivor testimonial and domestic violence resource in the lobby with useful information for you or anyone that you may know that needs assistance.  The guest speaker will be available for questions after service.  For more information contact Lori Badgett at l.badgett@g1cc.org 


Sun. 10/09 
                    A Change Is Gonna Come
                                             Presented by PALS
                                             5:00PM
                                             Reconciling The World Ministries
                                             7801 Plott Road
                                             Charlotte, NC 28215

The award winning play dispels the notion that domestic violence only occurs among certain classes of people. It could happen to anyone... including church people.  TICKETS > www.ChangeIsGonnaCome.Eventbrite.com
For more information contact Vickie Evans at 704-312-0575

Mon. 10/10                  ASIS #65 Golf Tournament
                                             7:30 AM Registration 
                                             9:00 AM Shot gun start
                                            Carolina Lakes Golf Course
                                            23012 Kingfisher Drive
                                            Indian Land, SC
                                            REGISTER HERE

Proceeds benefitting Adult Services within Mecklenburg County's CSS Prevention and Intervention Services.

Tues. 10/11                 Let Freedom Ring Open Prayer Line
                                            7:00AM to 12:00 Midnight E.S.T.
                                            Call 641-715-3200 using code 849645#
                                             101116 LFR flyer.pdf


Open prayer line with Hosts from all over the United States and Canada praying for victims of domestic violence and human trafficking.
Connect > www.facebook.com/LetFreedomRingUSA   
Website > www.LFRprayer.com

Sat. 10/15                    Man To Man: DV Talk
                                           1:00PM
                                           Bubba's Barbeque
                                           4400 Sunset Rd.
                                           Charlotte, NC 28216

Join us for a candid conversation about What Does A Positive Male Role Model Look Like.  Contact Mike at 704-900-9346 or Michael.Sexton@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov for more details.  
           

Tues. 10/18                 Annual Partner's Luncheon
                                            Presented by Safe Alliance
                                            11:45AM – 1:00PM
                                            Charlotte Convention Center
                                             DETAILS > http://bit.ly/2asKCW1

 

Thurs. 10/20                Navigating the Court System for Victims of DV
                                              Presented by the DV Speakers Bureau
                                              6:00PM
                                              Hal Marshall Building
                                              Piedmont Conference Room
                                              700 N. Tryon St.
                                              Charlotte, NC 28202

Come join us for a discussion on how to navigate the court system. Hear from a local Judge, Attorney, DA, Legal Aid, CMPD and survivors on challenges victims face.  For more information, contact Mike at 980-314-8942 or Michael.Sexton@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov


Fri. 10/21                      New Day 2016 Women's Conference
Sat. 10/22                     Presented by Catrina Resse Ministries
                                              Friday eve & Saturday
                                              Radiant Church
                                              5735 Dixie River Rd.
                                              Charlotte, NC 28278
                                              New Day Poster.pdf

A time for new beginnings with motivational and empowering sessions lead by national and local workshop facilitators.  Details and TICKETS at http://bit.ly/2buktaM.

 

Wed. 10/26                  My Sisters' Keeper Press Conference
                                              10:00AM - 11:00AM
                                               UNC Charlotte
                                               The Cone Center, Room 112A (campus map)
                                               9201 University City Blvd.
                                               Charlotte, NC 28223
                                               MSK Invite.jpg

My Sisters’ Keeper—a lifestyle movement that makes it COOL for men to give unconditional respect to all women and girls. Men who join the movement take the My Sisters’ Keeper pledge to treat women like a dear sister. Women in the movement choose to only date men that live by the pledge. My Sisters’ Keeper conducts the Rock the Pledge conference on college campuses to provide education, training and solutions for violence against women and the sexual exploitation of women. You can Rock The Pledge at www.MSKnow.com.

For more information please contact John Pace at 704-247-1925 or Mike Sexton at 704-900-9346.

 

Sun. 10/30                     Heels To Heal Walk Out On Domestic Violence
                                              3:00PM - 5:00PM
                                               1801 North Tryon St.
                                               Suite 525
                                               Charlotte, NC 28262
                                               Heels To Heal flyer.jpg

This free community event will include food, spoken word vocalists, guest speakers, vendors, giveaways and much more. Wear purple to support victims and survivors of domestic violence. Donate a pair of shoes and you will be entered into a drawing for a $50 gift card.  For more information please contact Avia Terry at 954-401-3962 or AviaTerry21@gmail.com.  

 

Thurs. 11/03                A Community Conversation: How Can The Church Help?
                                              Presented by Mecklenburg County Community Support Services
                                              Prevention and Intervention Services
                                              6:30PM - 8:30PM
                                               Steele Creek Church of Charlotte
                                               1929 Arrowood Road
                                                LARGE TENT
                                               Charlotte, NC 28217
                                               Community Violence Flyer.pdf

In the wake of civil unrest, the Church finds itself asking, "How can we help?"  Join us for a night of reconciliation as we hear from area Pastors, Civic Leaders, Law Enforcement, and most importantly, community members.
Contact Mike Sexton at 704-900-9346 for information.

Sat. 11/12                      Domestic Violence Awareness Community Chat
                                              Presented by Rockwell AME Zion Church's YET Ministry
                                              10:00AM - 12:00PM
                                               John and Kathy Hairston Fellowship Center
                                               6301 Rockwell Church Rd.
                                               Charlotte, NC 28269

This event will include the testimonies of speakers, literature (distributed) to bring about awareness, and education on the seriousness of domestic violence. Refreshments will be served. 
For more information please contact Vickie L. Hughes, J.D.  (YET Ministry Community Outreach Liaison)
at (704) 999-2958 or vlhjd@yahoo.com

 


Please call 980-314-8942 with any questions or need for clarification.

Need help with your event?

Check out the Domestic Violence Speakers Bureau to arrange a speaker at your event.

​Call 980-314-8942  today for help with your event.

Address

Mailing Address:

Community Support Services
700 N. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

Office Location:

Hal Marshall Services Center
700 N. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

CSS Communications
704-432-7233

Key Initiatives

CSS Key Initiatives