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Surviving My Stalker

Anna met Marcus while they were both in college through a mutual friend. At the beginning of their relationship, Marcus was attentive, kind, and supportive. Anna felt like the luckiest person in the world to have someone...

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Welcome Emelia Robinson

We are thrilled to announce the hiring of Emelia Robinson as our new Community Outreach Coordinator. Emelia comes to Friendship Home with experience in project management, nonprofit experience, and empathetic communication. We believe that Emelia will be...

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Thank You Muchachos!

Friendship Home is grateful for supporters like Muchachos Restaurant and Food Truck! Muchachos began as a food truck and has grown to open a restaurant in the heart of downtown Lincoln. We are incredibly thankful for the...

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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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Sonja’s Story

Sonja checked into shelter with her three children. She had worked as a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) for a few years after her marriage but NEVER had access to her paycheck or to what she presumed was...

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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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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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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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Winter Newsletter

Holidays Bring Hope: With financial strain, increased time at home, and a wealth of added stress, the holidays are not always full of joy for those experiencing domestic violence. Elaine, along with her seven children fled her...

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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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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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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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