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Taking Note of 'Domestic Violence Awareness Month' During A Pandemic

Oct 16, 2020

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

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and this year, there are more challenges than usual.  Barbara Niess-May, executive director of SafeHouse Center in Washtenaw County, discusses the ongoing epidemic of domestic violence during a time of pandemic with WEMU's David Fair.  


RESOURCES:

SafeHouse Center

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

SafeHouse Center Contact Information (Helpline is 734-995-5444.  For emergencies, call 911)

Safehouse Center on Facebook

Safehouse Center on Twitter

Safehouse Center on Instagram

Safehouse Center on LinkedIn

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