23 10, 2018

Housing is Safety

Housing Is Safety

This post is written by Genese Jones-Torrence, Vice President of Crisis Services at SafeNest: Temporary Assistance for Domestic Crisis.

We’ve all heard the saying that “home is where the heart is,” but have we ever thought about what else a home should be?

A home is supposed to be a safe place — a place with family, friends, and all the essentials of life.

Unfortunately for victims of domestic violence, home can become a place of isolation and escalating abuse. Many victims, mainly women and children, are displaced every year because they

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