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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Teen dating violence occurs when individuals 17 and under experience physical violence, psychological aggression, sexual violence, or stalking in their relationships. Approximately one in three individuals will experience some form of dating violence before the age of 18 (loveisrespect.org, 2021). February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, and Russell House will have a variety of social media and informational materials …

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A Safe Holiday for Mary

While most of us will have a very different Christmas this year please know that you have made a very special holiday for many victims of violence. This year men, women, and children in our community are living safe and violence free because of your care and generosity. At the shelter on Christmas morning young and old will be waking …

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Meet the Leadership Team

As the founding CEO of Your Community Health Center, I knew HIPAA regulations but as the executive director of Russell House I learned a new level of confidentiality which regulates the security of crime victims. This confidentiality is more complicated and restrictive than HIPAA rules.¬†https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.safeta.org/resource/resmgr/HIPAA_v__VAWA_FVPSA_VOCA_cha.pdf As a provider of services for victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence, our …

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Volunteer: From Home!

Russell House needs trained volunteers to answer our crisis line Рfrom the convenience of your home.  You just need dedicated time (as little as 8 hours a month), phone, completed application, screening, training, and then you can become a voice of hope for victims of violence.