Beth, Passion. Fire. Strength. Courage. Dedication. Leader. Creativity. Compassion. Humbleness. These are the things that make me think of Beth. Thank you for being our fearless leader and inspiring all of us. Thank you for believing in me even when I didn’t believe in myself. Thank you for making Harbor House a home for […]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!
Wisconsin residents have been living under the Safer at Home Order since March 25, 2020 to help flatten the curve of the COVID-19 virus. The order’s main focus is for Wisconsin residents to stay home, safe from the virus that is quickly spreading in the world outside the home. But what if home isn’t a […]Read Blog Post
Children who live in homes with domestic abuse, grow up in an environment that is filled with fear, tension, anxiety, and unpredictability. Witnessing abuse in the home leads to significant emotional and psychological trauma that mirrors the trauma experienced by children who are victims of child abuse. Children are forced to “grow up” quickly and […]Read Blog Post
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. This month, teens and those who support them join together for a national effort to raise awareness to teen dating violence. One in three teens in the U.S. will experience physical, sexual, or emotional abuse by someone they are in a relationship with before they become adults. And […]Read Blog Post
If you were never physically hurt, are you really in need of support or help? My situation isn’t that bad because my partner has never hit me before… Comments and questions like these are common and we want to talk about what domestic violence is and that it can look very different from relationship to […]Read Blog Post
As we enter a new year and a new decade we wanted to spend some time on our blog addressing the most popular questions and misconceptions that we hear from our community. This month we are answering the question, “Why don’t they just leave?”. While to someone who isn’t in an abusive relationship, this may […]Read Blog Post