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  1 in 4 women will be a victim of domestic violence in her lifetime.  


InterAct is a private, nonprofit United Way agency that provides safety, support, and awareness to victims and survivors of domestic violence and rape/sexual assault. InterAct also promotes violence-free relationships and communities through collaboration, public information, education, and advocacy. InterAct is the only confidential domestic violence prevention program serving Wake County's twelve municipalities. Learn more about InterAct's services.

In 2009, InterAct opened its new headquarters, Family Safety & Empowerment Center in Raleigh, which brings together eight other community agencies to provide wraparound services for victims and survivors of violence and abuse.

The eight collaborative partners and the services they provide in InterAct's center are:

Easter Seals UCP coordinates the provision of mental health services to women and children suffering from trauma exposure.

Inter-Faith Food Shuttle operates InterAct's commercial kitchen and provide culinary skills training.

KIRAN promotes self-reliance and empowerment of South Asians in crisis through outreach, peer support, and referrals.

Legal Aid of North Carolina offers InterAct's clients legal assistance and regular legal clinics.

Raleigh Police Department houses its entire family violence intervention unit on-site.

SouthLight offers family substance abuse counseling service on site.

YMCA of the Triangle maintains InterAct's pool and operates after-school and summer youth programs.

History of InterAct

InterAct was formed in the 1980's by the merger of three Wake County agencies: Rape Crisis Center, Women's Aid, and Child Abuse Prevention Services. The resulting agency was known as The Family Violence Prevention Center, Inc., and in 1984 became known as InterAct.

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