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Safe Quarters 2021

Save the Date! The 19th Annual Safe Quarters event will be held on Sunday, October 3, 2021. This one-day, community-wide effort to collect financial contributions for victims of domestic violence and their children seeking refuge at Friendship...

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We are Still Providing Services!

In this time of social distancing, when most of us are finding comfort and safety at home, there are some that don’t find their home safe. Unfortunately domestic violence doesn’t stop for COVID-19, and may often escalate...

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Brain Injury & Domestic Violence

In the recent Strictly Business magazine, Friendship Home Addresses Connection between Brain Injury and Domestic Violence Friendship Home’s Healthcare Navigator works with domestic violence survivors to access primary, reproductive, and behavioral healthcare. A collaborative project, Brain Injury,...

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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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What Are the Dangers?

Why does she stay? This question is asked repeatedly and by asking it, we hold the victim responsible for the problem, when the responsibility rests squarely with the abuser. A more appropriate question would be “why does...

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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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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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Anita’s Story

Anita, mother of two children, aged 10 and 12, had fearfully disclosed to a member of her church that her husband, Brian, was abusing her. That member berated Brian about it, which only served to intensify the...

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