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Center for Hope and Safety Featured on ABC7NY Tiempo

Tiempo: Domestic violence in the Latino community NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- In this episode of Tiempo, we're taking a closer look at domestic violence in the Latino community. It is a growing problem that saw significant public awareness following the arrest and federal...

Center for Hope and Safety Featured on NJ 101.5

Demand for NJ Domestic Violence Services Has Skyrocketed During Pandemic Initial lockdown orders prompted by the coronavirus pandemic made it more difficult for survivors of domestic violence to make a call for help. But as the Garden State slowly opened up, so did...

Center for Hope and Safety Featured on ABC7NY

Calls for help increase at domestic violence center in New Jersey during COVID ROCHELLE PARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- Domestic violence incidents have increased during COVID and during the first month of the pandemic, the call lines went silent at a help center in Bergen...

Center for Hope and Safety featured on NJ101.5

Teen dating violence — experts urge you to recognize the signs If your child were experiencing abuse from their dating partner, do you think you'd have the eyes and ears to pick up on it? Victim advocates in New Jersey claim most people would be surprised to learn...

Center for Hope and Safety Featured on NJ 101.5

NJ Expert: How to Spot Domestic Abuse During the Holidays Even a small holiday gathering in the face of a pandemic can serve as a big enough window for folks to recognize signs of domestic violence among family and friends who may have been suffering silently for...

Center for Hope and Safety Featured on northjersey.com

His daughter was murdered by her husband. Now, this NJ dad works to aid abuse victims Pete and Jackie Miragliotta never expected they would have to raise their grandchildren. Nor did they envision becoming experts on the signs of domestic abuse. They were forced to do...

Center for Hope and Safety Featured on News 12 New Jersey

Center for Hope and Safety’s Executive Director, Julye Myner, PhD, was recently featured in a News 12 New Jersey segment sharing our important message about the increase of domestic abuse amid the COVID-19 outbreak and high unemployment rates. WATCH NOW...

Announcing New Officers and Members of the Board of Trustees

Center for Hope and Safety is proud to announce a new slate of officers, elected at its February 26, 2020 Annual Meeting of the Board of Trustees. Peter Miragliotta Jr. has been elected Center for Hope and Safety’s new Board President. He has a professional background...

A New Source of Help for DV Victims—and Their Pets

On December 20, 2018, the Pet and Women Safety (PAWS) Act became part of United States law. The PAWS Act helps agencies that provide “shelter and housing assistance and support services for domestic violence victims with pets” by distributing grants from the...

Who Am I?

"The telling and hearing of stories is a bonding ritual that breaks through the illusions of separateness and activates a deep sense of our collective interdependence." -Annette Simmons The notion that Domestic Violence is "not our business" runs deep within our...