The Faces Behind a Purpose for You is an organization with a Mission to provide support and encouragement for victims and survivors of domestic violence and/or sexual abuse within our community. Our organization provides enrichment activities, strategies and advocacy for individuals and families to grow through what they have gone through while improving family relations in a safe place. Our purpose is to give individuals the opportunity to learn from their circumstances and understand that they can continue to progress in positive ways and in positive settings despite past experiences. The Faces Behind a Purpose for You intervenes through advocacy. Founded by Timika Cousins-Thompson, our organization works with individuals to assess their needs and assist to maintain those needs for individuals. The Faces Behind a Purpose for You is an organization focusing on life skills, individual development, and family support.
Domestic violence and sexual abuse are common factors related to death, low self-esteem, environmental problems, health problems, and an overall issue affecting one’s life. Domestic violence can be categorized in several different ways such as physical, mental, emotional, economical, etc. and is mostly associated with some form of sexual abuse whether endured directly or indirectly. Every 9 seconds in the U.S. a woman is assaulted or beaten.