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Safe Quarters 2022!

Registration is now open for the 20th Annual Safe Quarters. This years event will be held on Sunday, October 9th. Safe Quarters is a one-day, community-wide effort to collect financial contributions for survivors of domestic violence and...

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Thank You, Lincoln!

Thank you to everyone who supported Friendship Home during #GiveToLincolnDay!  We would not be able to provide services to survivors of domestic violence if it were not for the generosity of our community! Thank you!

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Executive Director Announcement

Friendship Home’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce Leah Droge as the new Executive Director of Friendship Home. The Board cited Ms. Droge’s broad experience within the organization, her vision for the agency’s future and her...

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A History of Racial Injustice

This Month in History Friendship Home is proud to feature the Equal Justice Initiatives new digital experience of  A History of Racial Injustice that highlights events on this day in history as a set of tools for...

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Children & Domestic Violence

The resilience of mothers and their children resonates with me. Some of our families face many barriers to a better life through no fault of their own. They must do things to get back on their feet...

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What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence is a pattern of physical assaults, threats and coercive behaviors used to maintain control over a current or former intimate partner. Abusive behaviors can include ongoing verbal, emotional, sexual, physical, psychological and economic abuse, and...

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Power & Control Wheel

Physical and sexual assaults, or threats to commit them, are the most apparent forms of domestic violence and are usually the actions that allow others to become aware of the problem. However, regular use of other abusive...

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Miriam’s Story

Miriam worked full time at a local bank and lived with her boyfriend, Joey. When she became pregnant, the sporadic abuses she had experienced from Joey became far more frequent and violent. Miriam was the primary lease...

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Clothed with Dignity

Our phenomenal volunteers, Debby and Emily, recently tackled a huge project for us. In January, they volunteered a combined total of 112 hours to transform a once cluttered basement into a space that meet the needs of...

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A Safe Space for All Survivors

I believe that everyone deserves to be safe, especially in their own home and in their intimate relationship. Until that is a reality, Friendship Home exists to provide a safe space for all survivors of domestic or...

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Is Something Wrong in Your Relationship

Do you feel… confused about your relationship? like you are going crazy? that you are “walking on eggshells”? it is hard for you to spend time with family and friends? as if you can’t do anything right?...

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