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Supporting Domestic Violence Survivors Forced to "Stay Home, Stay Safe" With Abusers

Mar 24, 2020

Barbara Niess-May, executive director of Safe House Center
Credit SafeHouse Center / safehousecenter.org

Throughout the COVID-19 outbreak, most people have been required to stay home at all times, especially after Governor Whitmer passed her "Stay Home, Stay Safe" executive order on Monday.  Yet, home is not a safe place for those who deal with domestic violence.  Safehouse Center executive director Barbara Niess-May joined WEMU's David Fair for a conversation on how domestic abuse victims can stay safe during this time of public health pandemic. 


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SafeHouse Center

Safehouse Center Response to COVID-19

SafeHouse Center Contact Information (For emergencies, call 911)

Safehouse Center on Facebook

Safehouse Center on Twitter

Safehouse Center on Instagram

Safehouse Center on LinkedIn

Washtenaw County Health Department COVID-19 Site

Michigan Executive Order 2020-21

Safehouse Center Amazon Wishlist

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