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 […]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!
Sometimes the best gifts you can give to a victim-survivor or someone in an abusive relationship is listening with compassion and offering support. Holidays can have such a mix of emotions and challenges to navigate in general, but when you are in an abusive relationship these can take on a whole new meaning and challenge. […]Read Blog Post
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
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