Looking for a hotline number, emergency shelter or legal help? This section includes a wealth of state, national and local resources, including emergency numbers, domestic violence shelters, local hospitals and programs for abusers. Please click on the links to the left for resources specifically for teens, information about MAAV’s support group and other services for victims, our Resource Library, and links to other organizations.
#WordsHavePower Poster Contest: Meet the Winners!
We’re thrilled to announce the winners of our#WordsHavePower poster contest! The winner for the K-5 age group is Addy Hickey, a 5th grade at the Hoover School. She’s pictured below with Hoover Principal Carol Weldin and MAAV’s Liane Cassavoy. The winner for the 6-12 age group is Faith Yurek, an 8th grade student at MVMMS. She’s pictured here with MVMMS Principal Brent Conway and teacher Steve Turner, a member of the Safe Steps for Melrose Task Force. The artwork these ladies created will be turned into posters that will displayed in the schools this fall. Congratulations to Faith and Addy and thanks to everyone who entered!!