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...

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...