Family Violence Resource Guide for Gurdwaras

Family Violence Resource Guide for Gurdwaras

Gurdwaras can commit to taking small steps that are firmer, safer, and more consistent.  We know gurdwaras provide essential inspiration and support. We also know that gurdwaras cannot be expected to do everything. Still, with the danger of family violence ever-present in our sangats, gurdwaras must respond in a deliberate, pre-planned, and consistent manner to

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Towards Healing: Individual and Collective

Our hearts remain heavy and our ardaas remains directed to the victims and survivors of the grotesque mass violence in Indianapolis last week.  Sikh Family Center has immediately circulated collaboratively created resources on mental health responses and recovery. These are being distributed on the ground in Indiana and across the country, wherever community members are feeling triggered

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Teaching Your Child Body Autonomy

Body autonomy is the right to decide what happens or doesn’t happen to your body. Teaching your children from a young age to develop a sense of body autonomy is a proven way to prevent child sexual abuse (CSA), and also encourages children to disclose abuse should it happen to

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Acting Executive Director

Announcement We are pleased and humbled to announce that we have appointed Sikh Family Center’s first acting Executive Director, Mallika Kaur! Mallika is a co-founder of SFC and, until just recently, served as Chair on the Board of Directors. She brings with her nineteen years of experience working directly with

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Sehj Series Presentation

This workshop has been designed with the intention of trauma-centered education & violence prevention. Please complete the form below to access materials for the workshop, free of any charge. The responses provided in this form will be kept confidential and used for internal purposes only.

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Domestic Violence

Sikh Family Center undertakes several efforts to continue building community dialogue about gender-based violence, and appropriate response. SFC is working towards eradicating domestic violence in the Sikh community. See English and Punjabi resources below for violence prevention in the Sikh community. How will you take a stand against domestic violence?

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MAKE A DONATION – WE ENSURE YOUR CONTRIBUTION GOES FAR Sikh Family Center751 Laurel St. #410San Carlos, CA 94070 What our volunteers say about us “SFC is a necessity for the Sikh Panth because I would like each and every child, adult and elder to be empowered to use their

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Our Story

It’s Time to Grow Sikh Family Center focuses on holistic health and wellness for all. With the Guru’s grace, we first came together a little over a decade ago, in 2009, to evaluate community needs and create a space to offer sangat support and resources especially on issues that are

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Violence Prevention Resources

Child abuse: National Child Abuse Hotline1.800.4.A.CHILD (422.4453)www.childhelpusa.org Domestic Violence:  The National Domestic Violence Hotline1.800.799.SAFE (7233)thehotline.org Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning Youth: GLBT National Help Center, Youth Talkline1.800.246.PRIDE (7743) Rape/ Sexual Assault:  Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)1.800.656.HOPEwww.rainn.org National Sexual Assault Hotline800-656-HOPE, Option #1 (24 hours) Suicide: National

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