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!

Abuse Later in Life

June 15th, 2020 by

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. […]

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Power, Control, and Domestic Violence

May 26th, 2020 by

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 […]

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To Our Leader, Friend, and Warrior Woman.

May 1st, 2020 by

  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 […]

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