Women’s refuge

March 16, 2017

November 2016

A lot has happened at One SAFE Place this past month. Since Jean King, our Executive Director for over 5 years, transitioned into her role as Director […]
March 16, 2017

First Transitional Housing Client

December 2016 – This holiday season has given us all an overwhelming flow of love and compassion from our community.   The highlight of it all […]
July 2, 2018

Consent

Consent CONSENT IS A MUTUAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN PARTNERS ABOUT WHAT THEY WANT TO EXPERIENCE. When it comes to consent, the phrase “no means no” doesn’t really […]
August 17, 2018

Preventing Violence After a Natural Disaster

  Preventing Violence After a Natural Disaster Natural disasters can cause a lot of stress on individuals, families, and communities. Stress can increase the risk for […]
August 31, 2018

No Visible Bruises: Domestic Violence and Traumatic Brain Injury

In the first version of her story, Grace Costa says that, on the night after Christmas, in 2012, her ex-boyfriend broke into her house, hid behind her […]
September 7, 2018

Why Do People Stay in Abusive Relationships?

“Why Don’t They Just Leave?” People who have never been abused often wonder why a person wouldn’t just leave an abusive relationship. They don’t understand that […]
September 14, 2018

Domestic violence: What college students and parents should know

 Nearly one third of college women say they have been in an abusive relationship, according to a National Domestic Violence Hotline survey. More than half of […]
September 21, 2018

Don’t Ask Why Victims Didn’t Speak Up Sooner

  Sexual contact without consent is sexual assault: Even when it takes a victim years to come forward or when they struggle to identify as a victim, […]
October 1, 2018

The Cycle of Domestic Violence

The Cycle of Domestic Violence In 1979, psychologist Lenore Walker found that many violent relationships follow a common pattern or cycle. The entire cycle may happen […]