Tag: Cayman Islands Crisis Centre

Crisis Centre opens helpline for kids

Crisis Centre opens helpline for kids

| 26/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC) launched its Kids Helpline on Thursday, 22 November, offering help and support at the end of a phone line to children and young adults up to age 18. Reaching out to young people was a “dream” of the Crisis Centre, which opened in 2003 as a […]

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Crisis Centre reviewing security at teen refuge

Crisis Centre reviewing security at teen refuge

| 13/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Crisis Centre, which runs the TAYA Lounge in George Town that is designed to be a sanctuary from violence for at-risk teenagers, is reviewing security after an outbreak of violence this week between two teenage girls, one of whom received serious injuries after being stabbed. Officials explained that the Lounge has a buzz-in security system, […]

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Family Centre leads campaign against gender violence

Family Centre leads campaign against gender violence

| 04/12/2017 | 5 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Counselling Services’ Family Resource Centre has begun its annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence campaign, which runs until 10 December, and is calling on people to take part in the Clothesline Project this Wednesday. Health Minister Dwayne Seymour noted that domestic violence spikes in December and the campaign raised awareness […]

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Families urged to seek help as domestic violence increases

Families urged to seek help as domestic violence increases

| 21/12/2016 | 39 Comments

(CNS): Police have raised concerns over a significant increase in domestic violence in the Cayman Islands. Officers have responded to a number of domestic incidents this December, many of which have been violent. Twelve incidents were reported in just one weekend this month, at the end of a year where there has been a 44% […]

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Crisis Centre urges neighbours to act in abuse cases

Crisis Centre urges neighbours to act in abuse cases

| 07/03/2016 | 7 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre is urging people in the community not to give up on trying to help women who are in abusive situations, offering “sincere gratitude” to the neighbours of the late Nichelle Thomas “who repeated called 911 in response to what they heard going on in the house next door”, even […]

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Domestic court idea backed by charity

Domestic court idea backed by charity

| 08/09/2015 | 7 Comments

(CNS): Proposals for a domestic court set out by the criminal justice advisor Claire Wetton in her recent report on the local criminal justice system have won support from a charity dealing with victims of domestic violence because they say it will lead to more successful prosecutions. The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre has offered its backing […]

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#WhyIStayed

#WhyIStayed

| 30/06/2015 | 12 Comments

The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre Board writes: While we don’t always know the facts regarding every domestic violence case that appears in our local press, we feel it is important for people to understand why both women and men stay in abusive relationships and why they need our on-going support if they are to eventually […]

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Erin Brockovich to speak at Crisis Centre fundraiser

Erin Brockovich to speak at Crisis Centre fundraiser

| 14/03/2015 | 5 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre is hoping to raise some much-needed funds at a luncheon event, where the guest speaker will be environmental activist Erin Brockovich, the inspiration behind the 2000 Oscar Award winning movie Erin Brockovich, starring Julia Roberts in the title role, and the impelling force behind the largest medical settlement lawsuit in history.

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