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28Jun 2012

Family Justice Center Assists in Protection Order Process: S.T.O.P. in Action in Idaho

This week, a S.T.O.P. funded Civil Protection Order Project in Idaho assists petitioners with the petition process: Idaho Falls, Idaho.  The Bonneville County Family Justice Center (FJC) utilized their STOP funds to assist over 1000 individuals with their Civil Protection Order Project.  When the Center initially began their project, less than 19% of Civil Protection Order ...
20Jun 2012

Hotline Advocates Provide Resources for a Survivor: S.T.O.P. in Action in Hawaii

This week, a S.T.O.P. funded shelter and hotline in Hawaii provide a safe haven for a survivor: JB had called the Women Helping Women (WHW) hotline a number of times in the past to speak with a hotline advocate and had also stayed in the Emergency Shelter to escape her very dangerous abuser.  Each time JB ...
04Jun 2012

Building Community Partnerships: S.T.O.P. in Action in Guam

This week's story comes from Guam, where all S.T.O.P. subgrantees coordinate to build and strengthen community partnerships: Guam’s most innovative effort continues to be its outreach awareness, training, and services project carried out in coordination with all STOP subgrantees.  The project, which began in 1995 with village-to-village visits, has reached out to all the 19 political ...
04Apr 2012

Legal Representation for a Domestic Violence Survivor: S.T.O.P. in Action in Florida

This week a S.T.O.P. funded Florida shelter contracts legal representation for a survivor: Anna’s* husband, Ron*, abused her and their two minor children, ages 13 and 7, who have special needs.  Although Anna was the sole provider in the family, she was afraid to leave her husband because he constantly threatened that he would take the ...