PUBLIC EDUCATION & AWARENESS
New Horizons is available to provide education and awareness in schools, businesses, service organizations, law enforcement agencies, child protection agencies, judicial, religious organizations and more. *If you are in a surrounding county we encourage you to contact your local program as all counties have a DV program and some also have a SA program.
La Crosse County: Please call 608-791-2610 ext. 1306.
Trempealeau County: Please call 715-538-2810.
Stalking Awareness Month January is a month to ensure we are spreading awareness about the dangers of stalking and how persons can protect themselves.
Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month January is a month to ensure we are providing education and outreach to our community by sharing what human trafficking looks like. The more it is recognized the more we can prevent this from continuing.
Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month February is a month to ensure we are promoting healthy relationships amongst teens and spreading awareness in the community.
Some supportive resources for Teens are: loveisrespect.org or teendvmonth.org or for more information on dating violence and prevention.
Sexual Assault Awareness Month April is a month to ensure we are promoting awareness about sexual assault, healthy sexuality and healthy kids. Watch for awareness events at local schools and throughout the community in Trempealeau County.
Child Abuse Prevention Month April is a month to ensure we are promoting child abuse prevention, safe adults and safe interventions and spreading awareness in the community. Watch for awareness events at local schools and throughout the community.
Volunteer Appreciation Week (April 23rd-29th) New Horizons holds an annual dinner at the end of April to serve and support all of our Volunteers throughout the last year.
Crime Victim Rights Week (April 2nd-8th) New Horizons collaborates with a local committee of various victim services agencies to ensure victim rights are known and available.
Domestic Violence Awareness Month October is a month to ensure we are promoting awareness around various forms of domestic violence, healthy relationships and how to support friends/family. Watch for awareness events throughout our communities.
The Stewards of Children® training is the award-winning program from Darkness to Light–and is the only nationally available program that is scientifically proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes and change child-protective behaviors. Appropriate for any adult, this training will teach you how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. We offer this several times during the year to the community, and are available by appointment to help educate private groups or organizations. Please contact either Jen Scaccio at (608)791-2610 ext. 1203 or Kim Jones at (715)538-2810 for more information.