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When You Don’t Feel Safe In Your Own Home

When You Don’t Feel Safe In Your Own Home

COVID-19 has imposed a new normal on all of us.  Isolation.  Social Distancing.  But imagine if you were trapped in a home with an abuser.  Think about how difficult it would be to make a call for help.  Cindy Capriles, Director of Counseling...

“What happened wasn’t your fault.”

“What happened wasn’t your fault.”

These words, spoken by a counselor at an organization like Safe Harbor, made a difference in the life of a girl whose childhood was turned upside down by domestic violence.  Now grown up, successful, and committed to helping others, Jennifer Scheller, Vice President...

Building Recovery:  A Comprehensive Residential Program For Survivors Of Human Trafficking

Building Recovery: A Comprehensive Residential Program For Survivors Of Human Trafficking

Join Safe Harbor for the second annual “Building Recovery: A Comprehensive Residential Program for Survivors of Human Trafficking” on Friday, March 27th, 2020. This conference is designed for individuals and/or agencies looking to start their own residential program,...

Violence Faced by Immigrant Survivors

Although domestic violence occurs in every race, religion, gender, and socioeconomic status, immigrant survivors have a unique experience. They often experience higher rates of domestic violence than U.S. citizens because in many of their home countries this violence...

The Power of Support: Upcoming Support Groups

The Power of Support: Upcoming Support Groups

Abuse and violence can have long-lasting effects on a survivor and affect their daily life even after the abuser is no longer in the picture. Just like physical wounds, psychological and emotional wounds need to be taken care of or healing cannot happen. Support...

The Power of Support

The Power of Support

Escaping a violent or abusive partner is a monumental step toward a better, healthier life, but it is hardly the last step a survivor will take. Violence can have long-lasting effects on a survivor and affect their daily life even after the abuser is no longer in the...

Abuse Later in Life: Red Flags

Abuse later in life can be difficult to spot because the signs of abuse can, unfortunately, sometimes be written off as symptoms of aging and dementia; symptoms like: bruising from bumping into things, increased worry, lack of coordination, or a startle response. The...