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    Stretching the Heartstrings: Being a SANE Nurse

    Caring for victims in their darkest hour.

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Holiday Giving at The Center

Are you thinking about how you can make an impact this holiday season? Please consider supporting The Center in the following ways: Gift Cards – Empower those we serve and help them on their journey to breaking free and taking control of their lives. Financial Support – Every day we depend on the financial generosity…
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Safe Haven Foster Family: Megan & Opie

Did you know animals can be victims of domestic and intimate partner violence? Abusers often harm—or threaten to harm—the family pet to demonstrate control over the family. Nearly 50 percent of domestic violence victims have delayed leaving their abuser because they fear what might happen to their pets if they have to leave them behind….
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Louisville TV Anchor Shares Personal Experience With Domestic Violence

Often when we think of domestic violence, we think of the most extreme cases. Stories on the news that end deadly or terrifying situations portrayed in movies. But domestic violence doesn’t have to be a black eye or fleeing your home in the middle of the night or a visit to the hospital; a lot…
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Dine with us!

Come Dine With Us! The Center for Women and Families is proud to partner with several restaurants in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. We encourage you to dine with us at these local establishments, who have made the pledge to be #EverydayAdvocates with us. Each partner has agreed to donate a portion of the proceeds…
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31 Ways to be an #EverydayAdvocate this Month

Everyday Advocates are everyday people whose actions help change culture.  Helping survivors of domestic or sexual violence isn’t hard!   There are many ways you can support survivors from educating yourself to volunteering to donating to practicing good self-care and encouraging others to do the same.   Here are 31 ways you can be an Everyday Advocate…
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Advocates on The Go

Beginning January 1, 2019, The Center’s Southern Indiana Campus put into motion a new program model that reaches more domestic violence victims from across the education and socioeconomic spectrum than ever before. The Mobile Advocacy Program places advocates throughout Floyd and Clark counties, making them more accessible to the people who need our services. There can be many barriers…
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