(760) 955-8010 P.O. Box 2825, Victorville, CA 92393-2825
Does your partner prevent you from seeing family and/or friends?
Does your partner intimidate or threaten you?
Has your partner ever prevented you from leaving the house, getting a job or continuing your education?
Has your partner destroyed things that you care about?
Does your partner constantly criticize you and your abilities?
Has your partner forced you to have sex or engage in sex that makes you feel uncomfortable?
If there is a weapon in your house, has your partner ever threatened to use it against you when he/she is angry?
IF YOU ANSWERED 'YES' TO ANY OF THESE QUESTIONS, YOU SHOULD SEEK HELP BECAUSE YOU MAY BE IN AN ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIP. THE ABUSE IS NOT GOING TO GO AWAY BY ITSELF. THE VIOLENCE IS GOING TO GET WORSE AND MORE FREQUENT.
"A BETTER WAY"
WE CAN HELP!
IF YOU ARE A VICTIM OF ABUSE:
THE MOST DIFFICULT STEP FOR YOU TO TAKE IS TO ACTUALLY ADMIT THAT YOU ARE BEING ABUSED BY YOUR PARTNER. YET, ADMISSION IS THE FIRST STEP IN GETTING HELP.
Are you a Victim or a Survivor?
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IF YOU ARE IN NEED OF SHELTER OR ASSISTANCE OUR HOTLINE IS AVAILABLE 24 HOURS A DAY
To learn a little about our Executive Director Margaret Diaz, please follow this link.
“A Better Way” is a Member Agency of
Desert Communities United Way
THERE’S NO EXCUSE FOR ABUSE
"A Better Way" wishes to congratulate our own
on winning the
California Partnership To End Domestic Violence
Advocate Of The Year Award 2010
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DISSEMINATION EEO PLAN (EEOP)
AND EEO POLICY
1. Distribute a hard copy of the EEO Plan to all Managers/Supervisors. 2. Send an email and a hard copy memorandum to all employees, to let them know that a copy of the EEO Plan is available on request from the EEO/HR Office. 3. Post a copy of the EEO Plan on the organizations intranet service, as in-house electronic communication network. 4. Post a copy of the EEOP Policy and the Federal and State Notice of Equal Employment Opportunity and Nondiscrimination on Department bulletin boards, HR Office and at all locations where applicants/clients are served. 5. A discussion of the EEO Plan and EEO policies and procedures are included in the orientation of all new employees. 6. The EEO Policy is distributed annualy to all employees. In addition, this policy is included in the personnel policies and procedures and in the employee handbook. 7. Copies of the organization's EEO procedures are available for all employees' review through supervisors/managers or theEEO/HR Office 8. The phrase "A Better Way"/Victor Valley DometicViolence is an Equal Opportunity Employment Opportunity", will be used in all job announcements. The phrase will be incorporated in all bargaining agreements, brochures, etc. 1. Post a copy of the EEO plan on the organization's public website. 2. The phrase "A Better Way"/Victor Valley Domestic Vionce is an equal Employment Employment Opportunity". will will be used in all recruitment publications, brochures; and, if pictures are utilized, minorities, females and the handicapped will be represented where appropriate. 3. Include on all job announcements that applicants may obtain a copy of the organization's EEO Plan and Policy on request. 4. Notify all contractors an vendors that do business with this organzation that we are committed to equal employment and a copy of our EEO Plan and Policy are available on request.
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