March 2020, threw our country a curveball called, COVID-19. At Harbor House, we remained open to serve our community but had to quickly evolve the way we are providing services to clients. Our 1:1 advocacy moved to a virtual/phone setting, we are updating educational resources to be on an online platform, we began meeting (virtually) […]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!
Domestic abuse is not ageist. Older adults and elders are likely to experience domestic violence by their intimate partners, adult children, grandchildren, or other family members, caregivers, or persons in positions of authority. These relationships are traditionally based on trust and care, which is why the public is less likely to hear about elder abuse. […]Read Blog Post
Power and control play a primary role in an abusive relationship. As far back as studies go around domestic abuse, power and control have played a factor. Tactics such as isolation from family and friends, name-calling, monitoring all movements, and withholding information can be used by a partner to gain control over the other. Often […]Read Blog Post
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