No Pets Left Behind

This question seems unthinkable to most of us.  But what about your pet or companion animal?  For people fleeing an abusive partner, the answer may not be so clear. Research tells us that abusers often have a pattern of violence involving all members of the household – including children and pets. When victims of domestic…

SPAN and Family Stability

When describing the impact of domestic violence on families, people will often say something like “DV tears families apart!” When we look at the families that SPAN supports, thanks to the generosity of people like you, we can say: “Not these families!” Addressing family instability is a major issue in our community, and one that…