Thursday, January 15, 2009

First Women Shelter in the USA

First women Shelter in the USA post by Bonnie Jean Smith

Women's Advocates is a safe place where battered women and their children can escape domestic violence. In addition to providing shelter, Women’s Advocates provides advocacy, personalized support (including mental health therapy and aftercare services), education, and resources for nearly 1,000 women and children every year. The first shelter in the nation for battered women and their children, Women’s Advocates opened its doors in 1974. Women's Advocates welcomes women and children of all backgrounds and cultures.

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