Domestic violence agency wants public to know that free, confidential services are available

The staff at Safe Futures, which provides services to domestic violence victims in 21 southeastern Connecticut towns, is reeling from the news of yet another domestic violence homicide in the region over the past weekend.
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How will half billion dollars in domestic violence funding impact region?

Sen. Richard Blumenthal announced the $500 million in federal funds on Friday, though it’s unclear how much Connecticut will get, and when.

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Donated building enables Safe Futures to expand services for domestic violence victims

The former owners of the Waltham Chemical company have given Safe Futures a two-story, 3,940-square-foot building that will enable the agency to free up space at its Jay Street headquarters for expanded services to victims.
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New London vigil for domestic violence victims

Survivors of domestic violence and their supporters stood together outside Safe Futures’ office Thursday evening, to remember those who lost their lives.
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Safe Futures to hold second vigil to remember domestic violence victims

Last year’s inaugural vigil drew an estimated 100 participants, and was held shortly after the death of Robert Parise, a client of Safe Futures who allegedly was killed by his partner.
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Buscetto, the ECC and Safe Futures show the power of together

This is a wonderful example of how “different” can still produce the concept of “together.”
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Safe Futures summer camp to help kids exposed to domestic violence

The children will participate in regular camp activities, and will have break out sessions each day to work on their trauma issues.

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Domestic violence agency acquires Norwich homeless provider

Safe Futures purchased Bethsaida’s properties at 103 and 117 Cliff St. in Norwich, known as the Katie Blair House and Flora O’Neill apartments, for $1 on March 4. Two staff members from Bethsaida are now employed by Safe Futures…

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State awarding nonprofits $30.8 million for capital improvement projects

Eight organizations in southeastern Connecticut, including Safe Futures, among 92 recipients.

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Local organization creates safe house that accepts pets

NEW LONDON, CT (WFSB) – A shelter for abused women on the shoreline is the first in the state to shelter family pets too.

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