“I used to worry someone was going to say ‘This isn’t what we’re here for. We’re here for real abuse.’ But no one at WC&S ever said that to me.”
Luna’s Survivor Story: New Beginnings – A Place of Her Own
“John and I met on a dating app. I was in a dark mental place, and he looked exactly like my favorite musician. It seemed like it was meant to be,” Luna began. “He lived out of state and one weekend, he came to visit me. He never left. We were together for seven years.”
Lisa’s Survivor Story: Free from Abuse, 42 Year Later
“I was born into a family with many problems – drugs, alcohol, and abuse,” Lisa began. She spent her early life in a tumultuous home with an inconsistent father an abusive mother.
Aubrey’s abusive ex-husband took their child and then manipulated law enforcement and criminal justice systems into believing that she was the perpetrator of violence in their relationship.
In Her Words: DV Survivors Speak about Women They Honor
At Women’s Center & Shelter, we celebrate women every day. In recognition of International Women’s Day, WC&S talked to DV survivors about women that inspire hope in them.
January is Stalking Awareness Month: How Can You SPOT a Stalker?
Hey…you. After a long week, you decide to spend Friday night journaling at your favorite café while sipping earl grey. The cupcakes look decadent so you bend down to select […]