October 2011

NYC Council and Safe Horizon Launch 4-Point Plan to Combat Domestic Violence

Posted on: Friday, October 28, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, domestic violence, New York City Council, Council Speaker Christine Quinn, Bronx Chamber of Commerce, nonprofit, domestic violence New York City

On Friday, October 28, 2011, Safe Horizon joined New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn as well as elected officials from throughout the Bronx at a luncheon sponsored by Verizon to launch the Council’s 4-Point Plan that will help combat...

NY1 Noticias Tours Safe Horizon Domestic Violence Shelter

Posted on: Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Keywords: domestic violence, shelters, Sil Lai Abrams, Safe Horizon, awareness, nonprofit

NY1 Noticias Tours Safe Horizon Domestic Violence Shelter NY1 Noticias recently toured one of Safe Horizon's Domestic Violence shelters with Anabella Escobar, a director at Safe Horizon. NY1 Noticias also interviewed Safe Horizon board member Sil Lai Abrams, a survivor of...

New Federal Grant of Nearly $1 Mil to Help Protect Battered Women in the Bronx

Posted on: Thursday, October 20, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, domestic violence, Maureen Curtis, advocacy, Bronx violence victims, New York Daily News, domestic violence aid

Bronx gets $1M grant to protect women, aid borough's violence victims Kevin DeutschNew York Daily NewsThursday, October 20th 2011 (BRONX, NY) - Bronx officials Wednesday announced a new federal grant of nearly $1 million to help protect battered women in...

Funding for Domestic Violence Survivors Diminished by Local Governments Across U.S.

Posted on: Thursday, October 20, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, domestic violence, Nathaniel Fields, domestic violence funding, domestic violence survivors

Local Governments Slash Funding for Domestic Violence Survivors By Bryce CovertOctober 19, 2011   After Chad Taylor, the district attorney of Shawnee County in Topeka, Kansas, had his budget cut by the County Commission last month, he announced that he no...

Manhattan Shines Light on Domestic Violence with Event in Times Square

Posted on: Monday, October 17, 2011

Keywords: Nathaniel Fields, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Safe Horizon

Manhattan Shines Light on Domestic Violence with Event in Times SquareSafe Horizon to participate in several events this month in the five boroughsIn honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer and the New York State Office...

NY Daily News Highlights Sisters on Runway Fashion Show Benefit for Safe Horizon

Posted on: Monday, October 17, 2011

Keywords: Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Sisters on the Runway, Safe Horizon, domestic violence

Clem RichardsonNew York Daily NewsMonday, October 17th 2011, 4:00 AMJuliana Colangelo, Elizabeth Eddy and Gabriela Graham put on their first fashion show six years ago.They were all 15 at the time."We've been friends since sixth grade," Eddy said. "Our birthdays...

New York Daily News Highlights Safe Horizonís Childrenís Center in Bronx Family Court

Posted on: Thursday, October 13, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Bronx programs, Safe Horizon court programs, Safe Horizon children's centers, Safe Horizon children's programs, court children's centers

Surprising Oasis For Kids in City's Courts Run by Safe Horizon Patrice O’ShaughnessyNew York Daily NewsOctober 13, 2011 (NEW YORK, NY) - A long line of grim-faced and nervous-looking people wait to go through the metal detectors at the entrance to...

Queens Chronicle Spotlights Safe Horizon's Domestic Violence Hotline for Those Seeking Support

Posted on: Thursday, October 6, 2011

Keywords: domestic violence, Safe Horizon, hotlines, Queens domestic violence, domestic violence help, Barbara Sheehan, Barbara Sheehan trial

For Victims of Domestic Violence, Help Is Out ThereThursday, October 6, 2011 (QUEENS, NY) - Each day that Barbara Sheehan, the Howard Beach woman charged with shooting her husband 11 times, headed to her trial over the past month, a...

NYC Council Honors Safe Horizon For Efforts on Behalf of Victims of Domestic Violence

Posted on: Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Safe Horizon domestic violence, domestic violence awareness, domestic violence programs, domestic violence New York City, New York City Council, New York City Council Safe Horizon, Safe Horizon honor

Photo courtesy William Alatriste, New York City Council OCTOBER 5, 2011 (New York, NY) - The New York City Council honored Safe Horizon for “its unwavering commitment and outstanding service to victims of domestic violence.”  Council Speaker Christine Quinn, joined...

Child Advocacy Centers Featured in October 5th Episode of "Law & Order: SVU"

Posted on: Monday, October 3, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Child Advocacy Center, Law & Order: SVU, Special Victims Unit, child abuse, child sexual abuse, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Safe Horizon's Child Advocacy Centers (CACs) make a tremendous difference in the lives of child victims of abuse, by providing hope, help, healing, and justice thanks to the unique partnerships formed with law enforcement agents, district attorney's offices, child protective...

Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.

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