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Results for: covid-19

In Quarantine with an Abuser: Surge in Domestic Violence Reports Linked to Coronavirus

Social distancing most impacts domestic violence victims because they are unable to reach out for help as their abusive partner is in the home.

NY Domestic Violence Programs See Client Numbers Decline as Coronavirus Traps Survivors at Home

Safe Horizon's Maureen Curtis explains why domestic violence survivors may not seek shelter during the (COVID-19) Coronavirus crisis.

Extend the Child Victims Act Look-Back Window: A Coronavirus Imperative

Actress and adult survivor of child sex abuse Teri Hatcher urges lawmakers to extend the Child Victims Act lookback window, especially amid the COVID-19 crisis.

Domestic Violence Victims Facing Higher Risks Amid Coronavirus Quarantine

Domestic violence victims at home with abusive partners amid the coronavirus crisis can call Safe Horizon's Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-621-HOPE (4673).

Domestic violence will Increase During Coronavirus Quarantines and Stay-at-Home Orders, Experts Warn

Many victims of domestic violence decide not to leave during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. Safe Horizon's Maureen Curtis explains why.

LISTEN: Self-Isolation Can Increase Threat of Violence, Abuse

Safe Horizon's Maureen Curtis explains how self-isolation due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) can increase the threat of violence and abuse.

How to Help Domestic Violence Survivors During The Coronavirus Pandemic

“Our goal is not to get survivors to leave abusive relationships, it's to help them be safer in whatever way that looks like for them.” - Safe Horizon's Kim Kavern

Self-Isolation During the Coronavirus Outbreak: What do you do When the Bigger Danger is at Home?

Safe Horizon's Kimberlina Kavern comments on how COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is impacting victim services and we are continuing to provide resources.

Domestic Abuse Could Spike as the Coronavirus Traps People Indoors

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is forcing people to stay home, which can be dangerous for domestic violence survivors. Safe Horizon's Kimberlina Kavern explains how a safety plan can help.

Sam’s December Fundraiser for Safe Horizon

This Holiday Season and Year-Round, Safe Horizon Offers Safety, Support, Connection, and Hope COVID-19 has affected and changed all our lives. Some changes have been painful, while others have been beneficial. In many cases, family ties have become stronger and more meaningful. Sadly though, for many of Safe Horizon’s ...