THE VERONICA L. SACCO FOUNDATION, INC.
Women & Children Abuse Support
“SURVIVE & THRIVE”
To empower Women & Children to rebuild their lives and heal from the trauma of domestic abuse and sexual assault. VLSF strives to create pathways out of domestic violence, sexual assault, and homelessness by educating and empowering families to achieve safe and stable lives free of the fear of abuse. Our vision is to see all Women & Children “Survive and Thrive” without fear!
What is Domestic Violence?
Domestic Violence is a pattern of abusive behavior used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over another intimate partner. Domestic violence can be physical, sexual, emotional, monetary, or psychological actions or threats to influence another person. This includes any behaviors that manipulates, intimidates, humiliates, isolates, frightens, terrorizes coerces, threatens, blames, hurts, injures, or wounds someone.