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As part of our commitment to educating our community about domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking, we welcome media inquiries.

Whether you’re looking for information specific to our tri-county area or Montana at-large, we’re here to help.

Do you have questions about domestic violence, its impact on our community, or how TFC is addressing it?

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Kim Patterson, Development Director

Our areas of expertise include:
  • Public policies affecting survivors and advocates
  • Lethality risk indicators
  • Misconceptions about domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking
  • Domestic and sexual violence in the LGBTQ+ community
  • Abuse in later life
  • Confidentiality, mandatory reporting, and safety considerations for survivors
  • Perpetrator behavior
  • How to minimize further harm in working with survivors
  • Strengths-based advocacy and empowerment model for supporting survivors
  • Barriers for those fleeing violent relationships
  • Disclosed vs. confidential shelter locations and other direct service considerations
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Recent News

A safe haven: Friendship Center report details impact on community​

Helena Independent Record | April 13, 2024

Helena Commission doles out $189K in ARPA funds

Helena Independent Record | December 5, 2023

Helena commission supports additional funding for Friendship Center, city projects

KTVH | November 15, 2023

Multi-million dollar federal grant to help further SAKI program

KTVH | November 7, 2023

2nd Annual Just for the Helena of It Race Raises More Than $20K for The Friendship Center

KTVH | November 1, 2023

Fall 2023 MBCC Program Highlights The Friendship Center
The Friendship Center received the Montana Board of Crime Control's Fall 2023 Certificate of Outstanding Program Award. Each year, MBCC recognizes at least two criminal justice and community-based programs that are providing effective services to address public safety-related issues in their communities or statewide.

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