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You Will Love Those Kids

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Why Women Stay: It’s Complicated

In light of the Ray Rice case and the Why I Stayed hashtag that is sparking a nationwide conversation about the complications of domestic abuse and the actions of the person being abused, we recommend reading the attached NYTimes story and viewing the attached TED talk. If you want to talk about this issue, please call our Helpline at 888-774-2900. We have trained counselors to talk to and your co [+]

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VESTIBULUM ID DUI A TELLUS SODALES

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Irene Mackey, Development Intern February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month! While we are eager to share the importance of this month, the prospect of teen dating violence is one that is all too real for many young people today. Unfortunately, if you are old enough to date, you are old enough to potentially suffer from domestic violence.   Dating at [+]

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TEEN DATING VIOLENCE – IT’S NOT ALWAYS VIOLENT

SO WHAT IS IT? If the person you’re dating shows a pattern of controlling or abusive behavior toward you, that’s dating violence. Teen dating violence can include any type of abuse: physical, sexual, verbal, or emotional. It doesn’t always include physical violence. Dating abuse can happen to anyone in any relationship – starting as early as age 11! BUT I WOULD KNOW IF IT WAS HAPPENING TO [+]

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Shelter executive: Domestic violence a stubborn problem

NEW BRITAIN — Like shelters for victims of domestic violence around the state, the Prudence Crandall Center has been running at, or over, capacity consistently for at least the past year and a half. It’s a trend that has been escalating since 2008 and it doesn’t appear to be subsiding, said the center’s executive director, Barbara Damon. “The need has continued to grow and that’s happe [+]

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Prudence Crandall Center Holds Candlelight Vigil to Remember Victims

Prudence Crandall Center (PCC) held it’s annual “Silent No More” Candlelight Vigil on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 6:00 pm to remember those who have lost their lives in the past year due to domestic violence in our state, and to raise awareness about this widespread issue impacting all of our communities.  The Vigil was held at PCC’s Rose Hill Campus, located at 594 Burritt Street in [+]