Welcome to the Billings Area Family Violence Task Force Website
The Billings Area Family Violence Task Force is a group of concerned citizens representing both public and private support organizations, the criminal justice system, and the community in general. The Task Force is committed to providing education, resources, and coordination of existing programs that aid all victims of family violence. We are dedicated to assist any person residing or who formerly resided in the home, including a spouse, former spouse, children, or other person who is related by blood, law, or intimate relationship that experiences the infliction of physical, sexual, or psychological (emotional) injury. This includes people of all ages, from infants to the elderly.
Our Mission Statement
The Billings Area Family Violence Task Force is a group of concerned citizens and professional people committed to the coordination of community resources and education of service providers and the general public for the purpose of reducing family violence in Billings and the neighboring communities.
SAVE THE DATE
27th Annual McGuire Memorial Conference on Family Violence
This year we are co-sponsoring with the Suicide Prevention Coalition of Yellowstone Valley for a special conference on:
Trauma and Suicide Prevention
Thursday & Friday, October 27 and 28, 2016
Click here for more info.
Home computers can pose a safety threat if you are being abused.
When you visit this or any other site about domestic or sexual violence, it is possible for your abuser to find out that you have been getting information on domestic or sexual violence.
There are some precautions you can take (click here for more information).
If you feel you are in danger after reading this, please call your local crisis hotline or the National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233). If the danger is immediate, call 911.
Here is what conference attendees have had to say about previous McGuire Conference
- “Poignant and enlightening.”
- "Fabulous information."
- "Well done. Thank you."
- "Informative valuable."
- "Educational and engaging."
- “Lots of helpful information!”
- "Excellent presentation. Highly informative."