Lorraine McConnell

January 12, 2021

Executive Director Angela Jones Resigns

One Safe Place Executive Director Announces Resignation January 11, 2021 (Redding, CA) – After more than 18 years of dedicated and tireless service to One Safe […]
June 24, 2020

How to Ask About Abuse

How to Ask About Abuse There’s a right and a wrong way to inquire if you’re concerned Have you ever gotten an “off” feeling about a […]
March 16, 2020

This Is What Abuse Looks Like

Spotting the signs, red flags and warning signals of abuse could save your life Sometimes the hardest part about getting help when you’re with an abuser […]
February 25, 2020

Strangulation Case Identification Training

January 8, 2020

If You’re Being Stalked

What to do to ensure your safety and make it stop Stalking can be a component of domestic violence, most often occurring after a survivor leaves […]
January 8, 2020

I Went Back To My Abuser After A Week. This Is Why It’s So Hard For Women To Get Out For Good.

  The first time he hit me, we were in the car. There was no warning before his hand flew out and smacked me in the […]
August 23, 2019

Barriers to Leaving, Part 1

Law professor and DV survivor says there are at least 50 reasons a survivor may not be able to leave an abuser   Sarah Buel, JD, […]
August 16, 2019

How Social Stigma Silences Domestic Violence Victims

Why many domestic violence victims are reluctant to report Many domestic violence victims suffer in silence. Enduring a steady pattern of abuse and humiliation at home, they bravely […]
July 18, 2019

When Someone Else Controls the Money

A relationship with an abusive partner often devastates victims’ finances. Unfortunately, leaving such a relationship often requires money to build a new life. If you’re concerned about the […]