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