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Trivia Night 2017

It's that time of year again!

Trivia Night 2017 Main LogoEvery October, tables of eight players compete for the chance to be called Trivia Champs -- but the night is about so much more than just that. Trivia Night is a much-anticipated annual event that brings the community together for a night of fun and an opportunity to take a stand against Domestic Violence and Abuse, with all funds raised going to support Alternatives to Violence (ATV), Tehama County’s only provider of emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children. ATV provides the many other support services needed to break the cycle of violence as well – peer, group and individual counseling, assistance with restraining orders, and an intervention program for those struggling with abusive behaviors, just to name a few. So, whether this will be your first year participating in this meaningful (and fun!) event, or you’re a tried-and-true Trivia Night veteran, it’s sure to be time well-spent!

 

Trivia Night 2017: October 21 at the Red Bluff Community CenterDoors open at 4:30 PM • Trivia Starts at 6:00 PM

Don’t miss out!

Reserve your Table or Purchase a Single Ticket Right Here!

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To our community partners:

Promote your business or organization, while taking a stand that says “No More” domestic violence in our community! Sponsor this event through your donation of any amount that is right for you, donate a basket to the Silent Auction or a prize to one of the raffles to help ATV raise funds to support our program and promote your business or cause at the same time.

Sponsors of $500 or more will have their logos included on promotional materials for the event and at the event. Donations to the Silent Auction or Raffle will be presented with your name and logo prominantly featured on the item. Tell the community that you stand with us in ending domestic violence and promoting healthy relationships for all. You can't buy better publicity than that!

Can we count on you to help us?

If you're interested in promoting your business through Trivia Night, give us a call at 530-528-0300 or Contact Us here to discuss the possibilities!

Young Adults and Dating Violence

Girl in WindowAbusive relationships have good times and bad times. Part of what makes dating violence so confusing and painful is that there is love mixed with the abuse. This can make it hard to tell if you are really being abused.

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Young Adults & Dating Violence

Abusive relationships have good times and bad times. Part of what makes dating violence so confusing and painful is that there is love mixed with the abuse. This can make it hard to tell if you are really being abused. Here are some good questions to ask yourself.

Does your boyfriend or girlfriend:

  • Act like Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, with such sudden and extreme moods he seems like two different people?
  • Make fun of you, put you down, or embarrass you in front of other people?
  • Have a history of bad relationships or past violence, always blame his/her problems on other people, or blame you for "making" him/her treat you badly?
  • Try to get you drunk, high or messed up or try to get you alone when you don't want to be?
  • Try to control you - by being bossy, not taking your opinion seriously, making all of the decisions about who you see, what your wear, what you do, etc?
  • Talk negatively about people in sexual ways or talk about sex like it's a game or a contest?

Do You:

  • Feel less confident about yourself when you're with him/her?
  • Have been told by people you trust that they're worried about your safety?
  • Feel scared or worried about doing or saying the wrong thing?
  • Find yourself changing your behavior out of fear or to avoid a fight?

If you answered "Yes" to any of these questions, you may be in a relationship that is abusive or may become abusive.

What should I do? There are several ways that you can reach out for help. Read the options below to find the option you're most comforable with:

  • Reach out to adult you trust. You might choose a parent, a grandparent or another adult in your family or an adult at your school or place of worship. School counselors, teachers, coaches and even school administrators are there to help you stay safe and figure out your options.
  • To talk to someone local about your relationship, you can call Alternatives to Violence's crisis hotline at 530-528-0226. Someone is available at this number 24/7.
  • Reach out through text, chat or phone call to www.loveisrespect.org, a national organization dedicated to helping teens

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Children and Domestic Violence

GirlCircleDomestic violence has serious, lifelong implications for our children’s future health and well-being.

When a child is exposed to the abuse of a parent, the consequences can be serious and long lasting.

Children are also negatively affected by the daily stress, uncertainty and chaos that follow the abuse. Even if a child doesn’t actually witness the abuse, knowing of the abuse can still have a powerful effect on them.

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Who We Are

Alternatives to Violence provides assistance services at no cost to victims of domestic violence and their children in Tehama County, California.

If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship, Alternatives to Violence
CAN HELP.

Call our 24-Hour Crisis Hotline at

530-528-0226
(Toll Free: 1-800-324-6473)

or drop by our Business Center at
1805 Walnut Street in Red Bluff
during office hours (9AM - 4PM, M-F)
to discuss your options with an Advocate.

OUR SERVICES ARE CONFIDENTIAL.

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Services are available in Spanish

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Alternatives to Violence,
1805 Walnut Street, Red Bluff, CA 96080

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