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…

Jasmine

Jasmine was referred to SPAN through our Domestic Abuse Response Team (DART). Police provided a referral to the DART program following their response to an incident of domestic violence at her home…

Nicole

Nicole and her two sons were originally clients of SPAN’s Emergency Shelter Program. She was interviewed for the Moving To Work Program and placed on our waitlist until an opening became available for her in November 2013…

Cecilia

Cecilia connected with SPAN through our Tri-city Latina Group and received individual counseling through our Outreach Counseling Program. Cecilia moved into our Transitional Housing Program in April of 2012 with her two daughters…

Top 10 Reasons to Support SPAN

You have a lot of choices for where you invest your donation dollars, why SPAN? At SPAN, we want you to know that your donation has real impact.  So we thought we would share some of our most important reasons for donating to SPAN. #10 – Domestic violence is a serious problem in our community, one…

SPAN Statement on Action to End DACA

What are 800,000 lives worth?   Economists say that ending DACA and putting its 800,000 participants at risk of deportation could cost the U.S. economy $200 billion, with Medicare/Medicaid contributions dropping $24 billion a year by denying the Dreamers the right to work legally.   The social impact is just as profound, with young people…