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May 26, 2020

Loss of Agency: How Domestic Violence Impacts Mental Health

Different members from Women’s Advocates’ Staff periodically write posts on topics that are relevant to the work we do as an organization.  While Women’s Advocates is supported by Grant No. A-CVS-2018-WOMADV-00013, awarded by the Office on Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs – the opinions, findings, and conclusions or…

April 30, 2020

Breaking down the silos: Honoring April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Different members from Women’s Advocates’ Staff periodically write posts on topics that are relevant to the work we do as an organization.  While Women’s Advocates is supported by Grant No. A-CVS-2018-WOMADV-00013, awarded by the Office on Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs – the opinions, findings, and conclusions or…

April 29, 2020

Women’s Advocates’ April 2020 Newsletter

Click HERE to view our most recent newsletter! Highlights include: New Opportunities to Support Women’s Advocates  Domestic Violence Distance Learning Options Urgent Supply Needs COVID-19 Specific Safety Resources New Blog Post: “Social Isolation May Put Additional Strain on Domestic Violence Victims”…

April 6, 2020

Social Isolation May Put Additional Strain on Domestic Violence Victims

Different members from Women’s Advocates’ Staff periodically write posts on topics that are relevant to the work we do as an organization.  While Women’s Advocates is supported by Grant No. A-CVS-2018-WOMADV-00013, awarded by the Office on Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs – the opinions, findings, and conclusions or…

March 30, 2020

Women’s Advocates’ March 2020 Newsletter

Click HERE to view our most recent newsletter! Highlights include: Women’s Advocates’ Response to COVID-19 Seeking Safety During COVID-19: Safety resources related to COVID-19 Urgent Supply Needs “Home Isn’t a Safe Place for Everyone” – Jezebel article How YOU Can Help: #SafeTogether April 16-30…

March 17, 2020

Women’s Advocates’ response to COVID-19

Please read our update below. If you can support financially at this time, your donations will go directly to Women’s Advocates’ Aftercare program to support domestic violence survivor families and former Women’s Advocates’ residents with rent support. Donate HERE. Our response to COVID-19 developments…

July 8, 2019

Pride is About More Than Celebration, It’s About Education: Domestic Violence in the LGBTQIA+ Community

With the end of Pride month, Women’s Advocates wants to ensure that the conversations and advocacy around LGBTQIA+ issues don’t end as well. While the festivities and support during Pride month may leave individuals feeling as if the LGBTQIA+ community is fully accepted, that is not the reality. Identity-based discrimination…

February 7, 2019

“I Left, So You Should Have Too”

Women’s Advocates’ Education and Outreach Coordinator Meggie Royer writes a monthly post on topics that are relevant to the work we do as an organization.  While Women’s Advocates is supported by Grant No. A-CVS-2018-WOMADV-00013, awarded by the Office on Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs – the opinions, findings,…

January 20, 2019

Crossing the Lolita Line: Treating Girls Young Enough to Be Preyed Upon as Old Enough to Know Better

Women’s Advocates’ Education and Outreach Coordinator Meggie Royer writes a monthly post on topics that are relevant to the work we do as an organization.  While Women’s Advocates is supported by Grant No. A-CVS-2018-WOMADV-00013, awarded by the Office on Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs – the opinions, findings,…

December 20, 2018

Racism Compounds Domestic Violence Against Black Women. Acknowledging This Is Not the Same As Denying Violence Against White Women.

Women’s Advocates’ Education and Outreach Coordinator Meggie Royer writes a monthly post on topics that are relevant to the work we do as an organization.  While Women’s Advocates is supported by Grant No. A-CVS-2018-WOMADV-00013, awarded by the Office on Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs – the opinions, findings,…