Family violence at Christmas

Family violence at Christmas

Everyone knows Christmas can be a stressful time for families. Your finances are stretched, your in-laws are staying, so many decisions to make… No wonder people feel overwhelmed. But is this the real cause of family violence over the festive season? Shine spokesperson Holly Carrington shared her thoughts on family violence at Christmas and how to get help in these two interviews.

Family violence Christmas 'peak' started in October, stuff.co.nz

Shine: Christmas can exacerbate domestic violence problems, Newstalk ZB 

“This is by no means an easy job, with the volunteers having to face very sensitive situations head on. Shine’s volunteers get a chance to make a real difference in the lives of people affected by domestic violence.”