Private: Give to Lincoln Day
When you partner with Friendship Home you are empowering individuals to take the first step to continued safety and open the door to a new life for them—free from domestic violence. Now through May 24th– your gift...Read More ››
The Buses were Stuffed!
The Lincoln community literally “stuffed” the bus during the Stuff the Bus event on April 15th & 16th. Thank you to all the volunteers and countless community members, all four StarTran buses were stuffed full of highly...Read More ››
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...Read More ››
Spring 2023 Newsletter
The Silent Epidemic A survivor’s life can be drastically changed by a brain injury, often in unrecognizable ways. Brain injuries can be a silent barrier to healing from trauma, impacting work, parenting, education, and relationships. Many survivors...Read More ››
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...Read More ››
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...Read More ››
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...Read More ››
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...Read More ››
A 4-Star Charity!
Friendship Home recently received notice from Charity Navigator that we have earned our fifth consecutive 4-star rating. Friendship Home is one of only five charities in Lincoln to have four-star status and has the highest rating. According...Read More ››
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...Read More ››
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...Read More ››
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?...Read More ››
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,...Read More ››