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 […]Read Blog Post
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!
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 […]Read Blog Post
“We know that isolation can begin in the relationship as a form of control. COVID and other issues related to the pandemic have made isolation even more pronounced. Harbor House continues to work to make connections to survivors who find themselves wanting to reach out and take the steps towards healing. This is something we […]Read Blog Post
This month’s blog post is brought to you by members of our Zero Tolerance- Teens for Social Change Group. Enjoy! Zero Tolerance is Harbor House’s Teens for Social Change Group. We meet bi-weekly on Monday nights at 5:00 PM. Our group consists of individuals ages 14 to 19 who are passionate about making our community […]Read Blog Post
Domestic Violence cannot be simply ended by just separating victims from their abusive partners. You need to look at the entire picture of what is contributing to the cycle of abuse if we are truly going to bring an end to domestic violence. At Harbor House, we believe in the importance of providing services that […]Read Blog Post
“If I call, they are going to force me to leave” “My friend hasn’t been herself lately. She has started dating someone new, and ever since she no longer calls or texts. I am getting more worried.” “I don’t know what to do. My husband lost his […]Read Blog Post