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Stalking: What I Wish I Had Known

Stalking: What I Wish I Had Known

It was when I was in college that I realized I had experienced stalking beginning in sixth grade. I didn’t recognize it as stalking then, but I knew it was very unhealthy and made me feel uncomfortable. Now, I see the signs and want others to know that help is available.   

When Domestic Violence Comes to Work

When Domestic Violence Comes to Work

As employers, employees, and community members, we have a duty to understand when and how domestic violence shows up at work and how to responsibly handle it.

Strangulation & Risk Factors

Strangulation & Risk Factors

Research shows that there is a significant reduction in the risk of severe assault when victims utilize domestic violence services.

Resilience’s Legacy Society

Resilience’s Legacy Society

Legacy giving ensures donors will be remembered for their generosity and commitment to ending domestic and sexual violence long after their passing. 

The ABCs of QCDs

The ABCs of QCDs

Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCDs) are growing in popularity as a way to make a gift to an organization with 501(c)(3) status because they can benefit taxpayers (even those who take the standard deduction and do not itemize).

Women’s Equality Day

Women’s Equality Day

As we honor the struggles and achievements of women and the men who fought with them for women’s right to vote, we are also reminded of the important work left to be done.

Supreme Court Overturns Roe V Wade

Supreme Court Overturns Roe V Wade

The right to self-determination is a core value of our agency. We will not sit idly by as women’s rights are being taken away. Today we grieve, tomorrow we assemble.

Sexual Violence: Words Have Power

Sexual Violence: Words Have Power

Words have power. Words have even more influence if the people using them are in the public spotlight. When rape is talked about flippantly, it adds to the widespread minimization of sexual assault.

Teen Dating Violence: How to Support a Friend

Teen Dating Violence: How to Support a Friend

It can be difficult to know how to support a friend in an unsafe relationship, but your support could be the difference in whether or not they leave the relationship.

J’s Resilience, The Story of Mariposa

J’s Resilience, The Story of Mariposa

**TRIGGER WARNING** This story contains content related to domestic violence. Click to read the third and final story of The Resilience Series, J’s Resilience.

Savannah’s Resilience

Savannah’s Resilience

**TRIGGER WARNING** This story contains content related to physical violence, sexual assault, and child abuse. Click to read the second story of The Resilience Series, Savannah’s Resilience.

Jessica’s Resilience

Jessica’s Resilience

**TRIGGER WARNING** This story contains content related to physical violence, sexual assault, and child abuse. Click to read the first story of The Resilience Series, Jessica’s Resilience.

What You Need to Know About Domestic Violence

What You Need to Know About Domestic Violence

Many people are quick to think that Domestic Violence means that one partner is physically assaulting the other – but it is so much more than that. Read more to learn how you can get involved with DVAM!

Stalking: Ways To Stay Safe

Stalking: Ways To Stay Safe

When someone is being stalked, they may feel helpless and confused. However, you have some control over your situation. Let us share steps you can take if you feel someone may be stalking you.

 

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Advocates For Ending Violence

Resilience is dedicated to ending domestic and sexual violence. We offer support, services, and safe housing to survivors of domestic and sexual abuse, and we provide programs to engage and educate community members to help end the cycle of abuse before it begins.  

Make A Donation

Your contribution allows us to provide confidential services to all survivors, free of charge. Thank you for your support.

Reach Out To Us

We are here for you, no matter the time of day. Get the support and security you need.

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