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Our blog gives our domestic violence advocates a place to share updates within Harbor House's programming, events and collaborations. We are excited to share success stories, facts and news about the work that is being done to end the cycle of abuse in our community!




If You Haven’t Watched “Maid” On Netflix Yet, We Highly Recommend You Do

December 13th, 2021 by

The Netflix limited series “Maid” is being praised by many for its authentic portrayal of domestic abuse and violence. The story of the streaming series introduces us to Alex, a young mother, leaving her (emotionally) abusive, alcoholic boyfriend and the struggles she faces to make ends meet. Alex’s journey is a realistic depiction of the […]

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A Message From Our Executive Director

December 13th, 2021 by

Talk to anyone in social services work right now and you’ll hear a similar theme — WHAT is going on?! Harbor House is no different. In the last five months, we have seen an extreme increase in the number of clients walking through our doors and the violence they are experiencing is highly escalated. Significant […]

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Mental Health and Domestic Violence

May 20th, 2021 by

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. At Harbor House, we aim to help our staff and clients achieve holistic health. Holistic Health is about caring for the whole person — providing for your physical, mental, spiritual, and social needs. It’s rooted in the understanding that all these aspects affect your overall health, and being unwell […]

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Immigration and Domestic Abuse – The Challenges Immigrants Face

April 5th, 2021 by

The COVID-19 pandemic has emphasized the already challenging task immigrant victims of domestic abuse have to access support and resources in many communities. This pandemic has left many in the immigrant community suffering in silence because of the compounded fear of certain systems, lack of language access, and other cultural barriers. There have been times […]

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