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Fayetteville opens center for domestic violence, sex assault victims

Posted February 9, 2012

— For the first time in Fayetteville, domestic violence and sexual assault victims will have a place to go for long-term healing that provides a variety of services and programs under one roof.

The Fayetteville Family Justice Center, housed in the historic Helbon-Horne House, at 519 Ramsey St., opens Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house event from 5 to 7 p.m.

The Fayetteville Police Department, other local law enforcement agencies and 18 community groups comprise the center.

The building was donated by the city.


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  • Pseudonym Feb 10, 2012

    By all means, let's announce to the world the address of the center, so abusers can show up and finish what they started...

  • welfarequeen Feb 9, 2012

    Lord knows the folks in Fayetteville can use this!

  • hmbear32 Feb 9, 2012

    Happy to hear about this. It is something that is definitely needed.

  • NCwhisperer... Feb 9, 2012

    Very happy to hear this.....lots of stress in this town...