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The Dallas Morning News Looks at Who is Using The Family Place Shelter

by Emily Roberts | Jan 23, 2014

Quick look: Who uses Dallas’ largest domestic violence shelter?

January 23, 2014
by Sarah Mervosh
The Dallas Morning News

As we continue our year-long look at domestic violence in and around Dallas County, here’s a snapshot of The Family Place, Dallas’ largest domestic violence shelter.

As you can see, the number of people using the shelter’s services is growing rapidly. That’s probably good news for victims.

Those who review local family violence murders say if victims can just get to the shelter and seek help, they have a far lower chance of being killed by their abuser. It’s the ones who never make it into the system that tend to become homicide victims.

Read more and see the infographic at


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