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
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 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
The holiday season is a time of the year that is often filled with joy and cheer, but for survivors spending their holiday in a shelter, it can be a hard, and stressful time. Spending the holidays in an unfamiliar place that is not home and is not with family, is tough as many of […]Read Blog Post