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Education and Prevention with Youth

Leadership, mentoring, anti-bullying and teen dating abuse prevention programs.


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Once again, we are sharing some statistics about domestic violence here in Melrose. Every month at our Board of Directors meeting, the Melrose Domestic Violence Officer shares statistics about the DV calls and arrests here in our city. We want to share that info with you, so we can all work together to make our city safer. Here is his report for the month of May 2019.

In May, there were:

11 calls for service
3 arrests
4 calls for threats
2 new restraining orders
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  • Thanks to All Who Have Donated in Memory of Anna Bastian
    Thanks to All Who Have Donated in Memory of Anna Bastian
    All of us at MAAV remain deeply saddened by the passing of our dear friend Anna Bastian, and are so thankful to all who have donated to MAAV in her memory. All of the donations received in Anna‘s memory will be used to establish a scholarship in her name for selected clients, survivors of domestic violence who are…
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