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    Stretching the Heartstrings: Being a SANE Nurse

    Caring for victims in their darkest hour.

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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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Do You Know Me?

Do you remember the anxiety and excitement of those first days and weeks of the school year? Josh is heading to second grade and like most kids his age, he’s excited but also nervous about the new experience. There’s a big difference between Josh and his fellow classmates though. He is stuck asking hard questions…
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Keeping Survivors Safe

We provide personalized one on one services. Every person we talk to has a unique situation and story, thus unique needs.   This week our advocates were working with Stephanie and it didn’t take long to realize she was no longer safe in Louisville.  Advocates were able to get Stephanie somewhere safe by arranging housing in…
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20 Minutes to Make a Difference

20 minutes. That is the amount of time given speak to victims of intimate partner violence before a protective order hearing. The process to get a protection order can be anxiety inducing, to say the least. It may be the first time a victim sees their abuser in person since the incident. It could be…
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Nominate Women of Distinction

Nominations are open. It’s that time of year!   We are already getting ready for our largest annual event.  The 2020 Celebration of Service and Survival will be held on February 21, 2020. During this festive event we celebrate 5 Women of Distinction who have given a lifetime of professional and/or volunteer service that has left…
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No Excuse for Violence

American society is still entrenched in rape culture. While movements like #metoo have shed some light on the pervasive nature of sexual violence, society still perpetuates a culture where the onus is on victims to prevent rape, and the conversation rarely includes dialogue surrounding the only responsible party in sexual assault – the rapist. I…
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