Domestic abuse prevalent
Faircloth agreed domestic abuse is “no respecter of persons.”
“I’ve known abusers who were Ph.D.’s and those who didn’t have a GED,” she said. “I’ve had millionaires’ daughters and Welfare moms sit in my support group.”
Faircloth said between 600-700 women and children and around 12 men each year in a five-parish area receive services from DART, which offers shelter, support groups, individual counseling and legal advocacy to victims of domestic violence.
Recent arrests connected to dating and domestic violence include: