About

Coffee Break With Charley is an organization dedicated to educating and creating awareness of domestic violence towards women and children. Our motto says, “Take Life One Sip At A Time.” Our goal is to help improve the lifestyle of those dealing with rape, family abuse, relationship abuse, spiritual and personal issues, marriage or divorce issues to give them resources they can use and apply to their daily lives.

Coffee Break With Charley has been operating since 2001 and continues to reach women and children in the community through workshops, conferences, speaking engagements, church events and much more just one sip at a time.

Vision

To help women and children transition from physical, emotional and sexual abuse. To educate and provide resources such as sheltering, doctors, clergymen, etc.

Mission

Focus on supporting, educating and providing women and children surviving life challenges of domestic violence with skills that will enhance their ability to succeed in life. Develop skills to enhance personal growth and character building that will be of value and positively impact the community and their future.

Strategic Focus

Elicit change through life coaching, lectures, seminars, motivational speaking and personal development building.

team

Take a closer look into our amazing team.

Charlene Bouie

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Loves golf, dining and traveling.

LaTarsha Mack

Treasurer

Loves singing, empowering others, reading and traveling.

Vernette DuPuch

Account Executive

Loves working with kids, watching movies and planning family events.

Get Help

If you are in immediate danger, please call 911.
For domestic violence programs in your area or call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233(SAFE).

STATS


78% of rape and sexual assault victims are women...

50 - 80% of teens report knowing someone involved in a violent relationship...

70% of college students report they have been sexually coerced...

Almost five children a day die as a result of child abuse...

On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this equates to more than 10 million women and men...

1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been victims of (some form of) physical violence by an intimate partner within their lifetime...

1 in 5 women and 1 in 7 men have been victims of severe physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime...

1 in 7 women and 1 in 18 men have been stalked by an intimate partner during their lifetime to the point in which they felt very fearful or believed that they or someone close to them would be harmed or killed...

On a typical day, there are more than 20,000 phone calls placed to domestic violence hotlines nationwide...

In domestic violence homicides, women are six times more likely to be killed when there is a gun in the house...

Intimate partner violence accounts for 15% of all violent crime...

Women between the ages of 18-24 are most commonly abused by an intimate partner...


1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men in the United States has been raped in their lifetime...

Almost half of female (46.7%) and male (44.9%) victims of rape in the United States were raped by an acquaintance. Of these, 45.4% of female rape victims and 29% of male rape victims were raped by an intimate partner...


19.3 million women and 5.1 million men in the United States have been stalked in their lifetime...

60.8% of female stalking victims and 43.5% men reported being stalked by a current or former intimate partner.


A study of intimate partner homicides found that 20% of victims were not the intimate partners themselves, but family members, friends, neighbors, persons who intervened, law enforcement responders, or bystanders...

72% of all murder-suicides involve an intimate partner; 94% of the victims of these murder suicides are female...

1 in 15 children are exposed to intimate partner violence each year, and 90% of these children are eyewitnesses to this violence...


Victims of intimate partner violence lose a total of 8.0 million days of paid work each year...

The cost of intimate partner violence exceeds $8.3 billion per year...

Between 21-60% of victims of intimate partner violence lose their jobs due to reasons stemming from the abuse...

Between 2003 and 2008, 142 women were murdered in their workplace by their abuser, 78% of women killed in the workplace during this timeframe...


Women abused by their intimate partners are more vulnerable to contracting HIV or other STI’s due to forced intercourse or prolonged exposure to stress...

Studies suggest that there is a relationship between intimate partner violence and depression and suicidal behavior...

Physical, mental, and sexual and reproductive health effects have been linked with intimate partner violence including adolescent pregnancy, unintended pregnancy in general, miscarriage, stillbirth, intrauterine haemorrhage, nutritional deficiency, abdominal pain and other gastrointestinal problems, neurological disorders, chronic pain, disability, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), as well as noncommunicable diseases such as hypertension, cancer and cardiovascular diseases. Victims of domestic violence are also at higher risk for developing addictions to alcohol, tobacco, or drugs...


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Contact




Address:

Boca Raton, Florida 33431.

Phone:

(561) 921-5331

Hours:

Monday - Friday: 10am - 6pm
For anonymous, confidential help 24/7, please call
THE NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE
1.800.799.SAFE (7233) | 1.800.787.3224 (TTY)




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The uniqueness of "The Journey: Phase One" is that the author walks you step by step through the process of emotional recovery. With journal entries and room to write your thoughts, this tool will allow you, as the reader, to discover the greatness within as the baggage of the past is removed.

In this book you will discover how to get started on the journey of discovering your inner self. "The Journey: Phase One" gives you various snippets of how to find strength through adversity and practical ways of becoming positive in your thinking and promote within you a strong desire for change.

Purchase your copy or donate a copy for someone who could use this gift today!



The Journey: Phase One

Thank you for your purchase. Proceeds from your purchase will go towards community projects benefiting domestic violence victims.

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Shirts, hats, coffee mugs, tote bags and much more are available per request. Please send an email via the contact form above.






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