New Beginnings APFV offers safety planning, support groups, individual counseling, legal advocacy, medical advocacy, housing advocacy, and information and referrals to other relevant community resources.
For a complete list of APFV services, click on the "Services" tab above.
The Association for Prevention of Family Violence is an equal opportunity service provider and employer. APFV does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, creed, ancestry, political affiliation, gender or gender identification, sexual orientation, familial status, disability, citizenship or economic status. Free interpreter services are provided for those who need language assistance or are deaf or hard of hearing.
New Beginnings APFV serves over 700 victims every year with advocacy and support.
In 2017, New Beginnings APFV helped 704 victims of domestic & sexual violence in Walworth County.
In 2016, 48 families (118 women and children) needed to relocate. Local motels were the only option, and could only serve 12 families for a total cost of $5,104.
The closest shelter for victims of domestic violence is 30-50 miles away, however rarely has openings for out-of-county persons.