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Blog | Monthly Archives: January 2020

The Power of “Something New”

Have you ever felt a boost in self-esteem and confidence from a new suit for a job interview or haircut before a special meeting? At Safe+Sound Somerset, as part of our trauma-informed philosophy, we believe that new clothing and needed items can help survivors feel nurtured, beautiful and confident during an especially trying time in

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Domestic Violence and African American Women

An estimated 1.3 million American women experience domestic violence each year.  African American women experience intimate partner violence at a higher rate than most other cultures due to several causal factors. In addition to experiencing a high rate of domestic abuse, black women also face systemic challenges and issues like racism and discrimination. Notwithstanding these

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