Domestic Violence Shelter Issues Urgent Plea for Donations

Domestic violence is on the rise. During the pandemic, calls to the Bergen County-based Center for Hope & Safety’s free 24/7 hotline have increased 46%. During that time, they have answered more than 6,150 calls helping more than 1,190 adults and children find safety from domestic abuse.

While calls are up, funding is significantly down as grant funding has been slashed and private donations have stalled... READ MORE