Working Together For Our Community's Future! Everyone Deserves a Healthy Relationship
NEW BEGINNINGS - ANNUAL COMMUNITY BABY SHOWERS
BREAK THE SILENCE TO BREAK THE CYCLE OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
SHE MATTERS - WOMEN INSPIRE YOURSELVES
Come join us for an empowering, motivating and inspiring ladies session among sisters from all walks of life. These sessions will strengthen and equip you to promote healthy relationships and embrace life in spite of its challenges.
2nd Saturday of the Month
(Fort Pierce 11:30am or Port St Lucie 4:30pm)
1 in 7 men will be a victim of domestic violence or abuse in their lifetime. A man is severely assaulted by his wife/girlfriend every 14.6 SECONDS
Silence Hides Violence
HE MATTERS Men Empowerment and Awareness sessions is designed to break the silence about domestic violence against men, and promote male involvement in domestic violence awareness and advocacy.
WHO WE ARE:
WE LEAP is a 501c3 nonprofit, domestic violence awareness, intervention, prevention and outreach organization based in St. Lucie County, Florida.
To promote healthy relationships, educate youth, teens and adults on how to: (1)Breakt the cycle of abuse and (2) Break the silence of domestic abuse
'WE LEAP' envisions a society where domestic violence is not tolerated because communities are enlightened and responsive to the needs of victims and their children.
Outreach & Awareness Programs
Raising Awareness Through Dance & Drama
Female and Male Participants age 8-18
Monday 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Wednesday 5:30pm to 7:00pm
FACT: 1 in 6 abused women will report that her partner abused her during the pregnancy. According to the Centers for Disease Control, at least 4 to 8% of pregnant women report suffering abuse during pregnancy.
New Beginning Annual Baby Shower: For 1st time mothers
Is designed to educate, empower & support first time expectant mothers between the ages of 13-25 years of age.
It is an forum for awareness, intervention and prevention introducing new mothers to the resources and programs that are available to them during difficult times of parenting. The 'empower showers' provide first time mothers with tools for identifying an unhealthy relationship. with meeting desired goals for building healthy relationships and promoting a safe and healthy environment, free from domestic violence and child abuse.