Posts Tagged: domestic violence

Q&A: Creative Arts Therapy helping children heal

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton’s Providence House Domestic Violence Services is an organization that offers a wide array of services for victims of domestic violence, free of charge. One of these programs is PALS, which stands for Peace: A Learned Solution. It offers creative arts …

The Bohemian Superhero: How this Jill of all trades promotes peace and inclusivity

Donna Longuillo is the epitome of a renaissance woman. She is a disaster-response counselor, certified social worker, domestic violence responder, entrepreneur, cancer survivor, avid camper, mother, and grandmother, and overall, a bohemian superhero.
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Providence House-Domestic Violence Services: Finding life lessons after surviving trauma

GS Moore thought separating from her abusive husband would end the violence she had endured at his hands for years.
But then she told him she wanted a divorce.
“It triggered something in him, and he became progressively more aggressive,” she said, recounting abuse that escalated to …

Government shutdown threatens homelessness, domestic violence work at Catholic Charities

The government shutdown has impacted a housing program run by Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton, leaving 24 homeless or recently homeless adults with an uncertain future.
The federal funding for Catholic Charities’ Rapid Rehousing program in Mercer County would have been renewed this month – but …

Federal grants will help Providence Houses better reach underserved domestic violence victims

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton recently received $90,000 in federal funds that will enable our Providence House Domestic Violence Services to better serve Spanish-speakers in Ocean County and rural victims in Burlington County, empowering them toward independent, abuse-free lives.
The two Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) …

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