DA's Office announces Muni ad campaign to help domestic violence victims

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, and the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office will be joined by domestic violence advocates and community partners to kick off an awareness campaign today at the Hall of Justice.

District Attorney George Gascón, along with Beverly Upton of the Domestic Violence Consortium, Ming Quan Chang of Cameron House, Lindsay Sweetnam of La Casa de las Madres and members of Domestic Violence Advocates, will gather at 10:30 a.m. on the third floor of the Hall of Justice to talk about a campaign called “Love Shouldn’t Hurt,” said District Attorney's Office spokeswoman Stephanie Ong Stillman.

The campaign involves ads in Muni vehicles aiming to bring attention to the services available to victims of domestic violence through the District Attorney’s Office, Stillman said.

“Victims [of domestic violence] are often afraid of coming forward,” Gascón said. “These ads [will be] a reminder that abuse is not part of a loving relationship.”

Office of the District Attorney Victim Services Hours:

Hall of Justice – 850 Bryant St.

Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Child Support Clinic

1st and 3rd Mondays, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Cooperative Restraining Order Clinic

Tuesdays, 1 to 5 p.m.

La Casa de las Madres

Thursdays, 8:30am to noon

Mission – Mujeres Unidas, 3543 18th St.

Wednesdays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Chinatown – Cameron House, 920 Sacramento St.

Wednesdays, 9:30am to noon

Bayview –YMCA, 1601 Lane St. Thursdays, 2 to 5 p.m.

Tenderloin – Glide, 330 Ellis St.

3rd Fridays of each month, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

For more information about victim services, go to www.sfdistrictattorney.orgBay Area NewsDomestic Violence Awareness MonthMuniSan Francisco District Attorney's Office

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