Category Archives: Domestic Violence

The Proverbial Pie in the Sky

As I settle into my new role as Director of Domestic Violence, Research and Education at CHC, one of my first tasks is to further familiarize myself with the current landscape of the world of intimate partner violence, and more … Continue reading

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Supreme Victory

Domestic violence survivors, victims and advocates won a victory today when the Supreme Court, in a 6-2 opinion delivered by Justice Kagan, upheld a federal law banning perpetrators of domestic violence from owning firearms.  The court ruled that reckless acts … Continue reading

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New Kid on the Block

I am wearing new shoes today. I am wearing new shoes for my new role as Director of Domestic Violence, Research and Education at Community Health Center Inc.’s New Horizons.  I am the New Kid on the Block among devoted … Continue reading

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Knock Out Domestic Violence!

As you may know October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, intending to shed light on the struggle that effects thousands of American families every day. Community Health Center Inc operates New Horizons, a domestic violence shelter and resource center, in … Continue reading

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New Horizons Domestic Violence Services – Used Cell Phone Drive

The following piece was written by Carlee Clarino, a HealthCorps Navigator at CHC who organized a recently-completed, used cell phone drive for New Horizons Domestic Violence Services.      According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 23.6% of … Continue reading

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Follow Up – Domestic Violence Awareness Month

With the month of October being both National Depression Awareness Month and Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it is not too difficult to forget that there are other, very important initiatives taking place at the same time. One such ongoing campaign … Continue reading

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3 Simple Ways to Promote Domestic Violence Awareness

Domestic violence should not happen to anybody but it does – and when it does, people need to know that there is help. Maybe you know someone who has lived with abuse, maybe it happened just once; maybe you work … Continue reading

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New Horizon’s Domestic Violence Services Program Receives Grant from Middlesex County Community Foundation

Community Health Center, Inc.’s New Horizon’s Domestic Violence Services program has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Middlesex County Community Foundation Board of Directors. The grant is made possible by the generosity of the Ann T. D’Addario Family Foundation … Continue reading

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