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    Stretching the Heartstrings: Being a SANE Nurse

    Caring for victims in their darkest hour.

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

It is back to school time for everyone! Teachers, administrators, parents, and especially kids are full of emotions. While this school year looks different for everyone, it is especially harder for those living in unsafe homes. Rhonda is currently living in the realm of the unknown. She is unemployed, caused by the massive layoffs during…
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Working from Shelter during Back to School

Back to school time should be filled with excitement, a fresh start, and the opportunity to continue a love of learning. This year looks a little bit different for everyone, including those who have recently escaped violence. Imagine the struggle of keeping up with your children’s needs during the COVID-19 pandemic and remote learning while…
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Quarantine When Home isn’t Safe

Erica came to The Center for Women and Families in April during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic feeling fearful, anxious, and she was nine-months pregnant. Getting closer and closer to her due date and needing round-the-clock access to medical care, she and her advocate determined that a hotel near the hospital was the best place…
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Black Lives Matter

We stand in solidarity with the fight against systemic racism, white supremacy and the oppression of the black community. Black Lives Matter. We’re inspired by so many people in our community who are using their voices and making change. For those looking for ways to take action you can find resources for engagement below. We…
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Happiness after Trauma

There is always an opportunity to help someone. Giving back, passing it along, or stepping up- whatever you call it, it matters more now than ever. Misty heard that call and answered. Her connection to The Center has been there for the majority of her life. As a young teenager she spent time living in…
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Stay Connected with Netflix Party during Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Hosting a Netflix Party with some friends is a great way to stay connected while keeping yourself safe at home! There are a few documentary films about sexual assault cases that would lead to great discussion. This helps the continue awareness and create empathy for people do have experienced sexual assault. Here are a 5…
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