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Safe+Sound Somerset

Our mission is to empower survivors of domestic abuse and engage the community to break the cycle of violence. Domestic abuse is a pattern of incidents of controlling, threatening, degrading and violent behavior by a partner. It is very common and comes in all forms, such as, emotional, physical, sexual, and financial. If you are experiencing behaviors depicting abuse, please seek help immediately and know that you are not alone.

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Purple Purse Challenge

September 28, 2016 - 12:00am

There are 42,000 reasons you should contribute to our team. Can you name one? Donate during the Challenge, from September 28th to October 25th, to help us reach our goal!

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28th Annual Candlelight Vigil 2016

October 06, 2016 - 7:00pm | North Plainfield

October is Domestic Abuse Awareness Month. Each year, Safe+Sound Somerset sponsors a Candlelight Vigil for Victims of Domestic Abuse in memory of those who have died as a result of domestic abuse in Somerset County and to celebrate those who have survived.

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From The Blog

Scratching the Surface — Protecting Victims of Domestic Violence

Are domestic violence laws working in the US?

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When It’s Not Sex

Safe+Sound Somerset explores how language can impact society’s view of violence, murder and rape. We welcome your comments and questions. 

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When Temperatures Rise

This is only my second blog relating to domestic abuse; and while it will be brief, it’s taken me two days and many reeling thoughts to sit and write it. As I sit here now, in my office at 8pm on a Friday night, with a knot in my stomach, my phone buzzes with a message from my father that reads, “And now one happens in Georgia.” I knew he was referring to another murder.

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