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A calming melody

Friday, October 1, 2021

When first entering a YWCA Dayton domestic violence shelter, you can expect multiple essentials to be available: shampoo, a warm blanket, a healthy snack. For one client, though, that list also included a guitar. “We had a client who was very talented and artistic – she enjoyed drawing, crocheting, and expressed to staff how she… Continue Reading A calming melody

Moving Ahead program helps DV survivors build a strong financial future

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

An estimated 99 percent of abusive relationships involve financial abuse, and it’s the number one reason why women aren’t able to easily leave. It can also have long-term implications as survivors attempt to rebuild, impacting their ability to make housing down payments, secure loans, or obtain employment. Financial abuse involves controlling a victim’s ability to… Continue Reading Moving Ahead program helps DV survivors build a strong financial future