Heartly House 101
Find out more about Heartly House, the services we provide, and, ways to get involved.
Have you ever wanted to learn more about the mission, services and role of Heartly House? Heartly House is the only organization in Frederick County to provide comprehensive services to victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse and human trafficking.
Understanding Domestic Violence 101
A beginner-level look at domestic violence.
Domestic violence is a prominent and terrible reality for so many in our community. Learn about what domestic violence is, signs of abuse, the use of power and control, and how to be an active bystander.
Sexual Assault 101
What do you know about sexual assault? Where does consent fit in? What is “rape culture?” Let’s talk about it!
This short, interactive program will feature discussions about definitions, misconceptions about sexual violence, and “rape culture.” Have any questions you want answered? This is the place!
There are clear intersections between human trafficking and sexual assault and intimate partner violence. Our comprehensive services to victims of sexual violence include supporting survivors of sex trafficking. Heartly House serves as a co-chair of the Frederick County Human Trafficking Response Team, where we facilitate training and education to various audiences on human trafficking. The collaborative work of the response team allows us to be part of the prevention of and trauma-informed response to trafficking incidences in Frederick.
If you or someone you know is in a potential trafficking situation, please call us at 301-662-8800 or the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-888-3737-888.