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    Stretching the Heartstrings: Being a SANE Nurse

    Caring for victims in their darkest hour.

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FAQ Southern Indiana Campus Changes

Will shelter still be closed by the 1st of the year? Yes, Southern Indiana Programs will no longer offer shelter, nor have folks living in shelter by the 1st of the year.  We will still work with those, who are determined to be in high lethality situations, on options for a safe place to go. …
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Home for the Holidays

The holidays are challenging in the best of circumstances. But imagine being Sam, a six-year old in shelter in a time of disruption and uncertainty. He tells us his story… My Mom and Dad fight a lot. Sometimes, he hits her and makes her cry. Last night, it was really scary. After I fell asleep,…
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Strategies for Survivors During the Holidays

Strategies for Survivors During the Holidays Article from RAIIN  The holiday season is a time of celebration and a chance to reconnect with family and friends, but it can also present challenges for some survivors of sexual assault. Perpetrators of sexual violence are usually someone the victim knows. This is especially true for those who have experienced child…
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The Gift of Empowerment

Last year after a violent incident with her partner, Cara and her two young children came to The Center for Women and Families. It happened right after Thanksgiving—a time that should be full of warm feelings and family togetherness. During her time in our shelter, she worked hard to get back on her feet, starting…
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2018 Holiday Gift Card Drive

2018 HOLIDAY GIFT CARD DRIVE THE CENTER FOR WOMEN AND FAMILIES ENCOURAGE EMPOWERMENT BY GIVING A GIFT CARD LOUISVILLE – KY, Almost 1,000 Kentuckiana adults and children surviving intimate partner abuse and sexual violence will rely on The Center for Women and Families’ (CWF) gift card drive to shop for their family around the holidays…
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5 Tips for Giving During the Holidays

We are grateful to the scores of people in the community who remember our clients during the holidays. It’s never easy to be in shelter, but the holidays are extra difficult. With the holidays approaching, we would like to share some tips for gift-giving at The Center: If you have a project you would like…
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