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22Mar 2012

Effective Collaboration Between Agencies: STOP in Action in American Samoa

This week’s story comes from American Samoa, where three STOP funded agencies collaborated to ensure safety for a survivor and her children: Felicia*, an immigrant to American Samoa, was married to Phillip*, and had one son (age eleven) with him. She also had two older children – a seventeen-year-old girl and a fourteen-year-old boy.  Felicia lived ...
15Mar 2012

Supporting Survivors During Offender Release: S.T.O.P. in Action in Connecticut

This week’s story comes from Connecticut, where STOP funded victim advocates empower survivors during offender release: Survivors of sexual violence face a great deal of uncertainty when their offenders are released from prison. For some, this time of transition is extremely frightening, and they have concerns about their personal safety and the well-being of others in ...
23Feb 2012

Providing Holistic Care for a Mother and her Children: S.T.O.P. in Action in Delaware

This Week, A STOP-Funded Delaware Domestic Violence Agency Provides Holistic Services to a Mother and Her Children  Grounded in the knowledge that domestic violence and child abuse can co-occur in the same household and with the understanding that the children of survivors have too often been removed from their home, People’s Place began engaging in a ...
15Feb 2012

Giving a Stalking Victim Her Life Back: S.T.O.P in Action in Colorado

This Week, The STOP-Funded Family Tree’s Women In Crisis Shelter Helps a Survivor of Domestic Violence & Stalking Reclaim Her Life  (Jefferson County, Colorado)  Family Tree’s Women In Crisis (WIC) is a Colorado STOP subgrantee recipient that provides shelter, advocacy, and other services to survivors of domestic violence and their children in Jefferson County.  Elaine*, a ...