The Survivor Next Door

(Photo Credit: www.thomasjstanley.com) A number of years ago, Thomas Stanley published a best-selling book titled The Millionaire Next Door.  In it, he describes the characteristics of individuals who achieve great wealth while attracting little attention to themselves. One of the…

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Highlight #11-Outreach Programs Provide Comfort and Hope

  Diana’s Story* Diana approached us after her husband was arrested. She had been married for several years and the abuse had been escalating from passive aggressive behavior to physical violence and threats of homicide. During this time she had…

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Highlight #10-Silent Witness: Celebrating Those Who Are No Longer Here

  (Above: Kay Harvey & Regina Gower look on as Julie Robins of White Wing Loft releases a dove at the Silent Witness Closing Ceremony) Since 2013, we have recognized Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October) in a special way by…

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Highlight #5-We Answered 1800 Crisis Calls in 2015

  Our crisis line rings every day. Even on the holidays. Last year, our advocates and volunteers took a total of 1800 crisis calls. When compared to all the calls we answered, over 80% of our phone calls each day were from victims of violence or…

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Would You Recognize a Victim of Domestic Abuse?

Would You Recognize a Victim of Domestic Abuse? (Written by John C. McGee, Executive Director) When the Ray Rice story broke about his physical abuse of his then-fiancée, Janay, individuals could clearly say that his behavior was abusive. In many…

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