Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Join SPAN this October for Domestic Violence Awareness Month! Since 1987, October has been officially recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Throughout the month, individuals and organizations across the nation connect and focus on ending violence in their communities. SPAN is dedicated to supporting survivors and their children, as well as advocating for anti-violence education…

In Memory of Barbara Paradiso

On Monday night, Barb Paradiso, SPAN’s Executive Director from 1986 to 1997, unexpectedly passed away. As we mourn the loss of such a remarkable woman, we remember the amazing work that Barb accomplished on behalf of survivors and her devotion to ending violence in our community. During her time as Executive Director of SPAN, Barb had…

JUL-IPA Roof Top Party!

Join us at our 13th Annual JUL-IPA Roof Top Party! We are so excited to announce our JUL-IPA Roof Top Party with our long-term partners at West End Tavern to conclude a great month of fundraising for SPAN! Throughout the month of July, West End Tavern has offered several featured beers with partial proceeds going…

JUL-IPA Festival & Roof Top Party

JUL-IPA Festival & Roof Top Party at West End Tavern! JUL-IPA is a unique partnership between SPAN and West End Tavern throughout the month of July. With great beer specials, brewery giveaways, and sweepstakes prizes, you can support SPAN all month long! And on July 31st, SPAN and West End Tavern will host a special…

Youth Education

Heather was a sophomore in high school when she met Richard. When they first started dating, Richard was kind, charming and adoring. He was also very attractive and popular. After about six months, Richard started to be abusive toward Heather…

Irene

Irene was referred to SPAN through our Domestic Abuse Response Team (DART) in September 2013. Irene was arrested for the incident, however upon further assessment, we determined that she was incorrectly arrested due to self-defense…

Alice

Alice entered SPAN’s Emergency Shelter Program in January 2014 and became a Transitional Housing client in April 2014. She moved in with three of her children. Her eldest has autism and was able to receive a supportive…