In Texas And Beyond, Mass Shootings Have Roots In Domestic Violence

In Texas And Beyond, Mass Shootings Have Roots In Domestic Violence November 7, 20174:53 AM ET Heard on Morning Edition April Fulton Law enforcement officials investigate the scene of a shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, earlier this week in which 26 people were killed. Eric Gay/AP In the wake of

Oct 2017 Newsletter

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Identifying abuse, healing, and addiction: helpful resources

Are You or Someone You Care About in an Abusive Relationship? https://www.helpguide.org/articles/abuse/domestic-violence-and-abuse.htm Why Elder Abuse Is Everyone’s Problem http://www.huffingtonpost.com/richard-w-besdine-md/why-elder-abuse-is-everyones-problem_b_6878928.html How to Heal From a Controlling and Mentally Abusive Relationship http://www.livestrong.com/article/194995-how-to-heal-from-controlling-and-mentally-abusive-relationship/ Abused Children and Addiction: The Guide to Untangling, Reconnecting, and Building New Futures http://www.drugrehab.org/abused-children-and-addiction/

Staying Safe, Knowing How to Background Check

Do you have concerns about someone with whom you or a loved one are in a relationship?  You can conduct a background check with the individual’s full name. https://wcca.wicourts.gov/index.xsl      Criminal Background Checks in WI   FREE https://apps.michigan.gov/ichat/home.aspx  Criminal Background Checks in MI  $10 per search, must have DOB. http://www.icrimewatch.net/index.php?AgencyID=55242    Registered Sex Offender List in MI  FREE

Hope Bracelets

The Hope Domestic Violence Homicide Help Project is offering these handmade bracelets.  Each one has a silver Hope infinity charm, with a purple suede band.  The band is adjustable from 6″ to 8″.  Please show your support for our project with this $20 purchase.  Orders can made locally by visiting the shelter, or by mailing

Speak Up! 50% of DV Incidents go unreported

Domestic Violence is a crime. It is not a personal matter. It is not a private family issue. We need to not look the other way. If you suspect someone you know is being abused, call the Rainbow House for resources. We can suggest ways you can reach out. If we can predict violence, we

My Plan Phone App

Step 1: Download App “One Love My Plan” Step 2: Help Yourself or a Friend The My Plan App is designed to help women and their friends to determine if a relationship is unsafe. It is completely anonymous and private, protected by a pin. Consider uninstalling the app after you have finished. Step 3: Danger

Danger Assessment Tool

Take this online questionnaire developed by one of the leading experts in the field of domestic violence, Dr. Jacqueline Campbell. Are you a woman currently experiencing domestic violence? You should know that 10 or more “yes” answers is concerning. Please get in touch with the Rainbow House (800) 956-6656 hotline for more help in staying safe.

Help us by RECYCLING

Help us by RECYCLING There are a few other ways you can help Rainbow House raise money. (1. Please donate your old cell phones we can recycle them. (Please clear your personal information first) (2. Save your empty ink jet printer ink cartridges when empty and donate them. We can also recycle them. Thank you

Amazon Smile Gift Registry

Do you want to help out, but you are not really sure what the shelter needs? We’ve made it easy for you! You can shop online or in the store for a list of suggested donations. Rainbow House now has a gift registry at Amazon, and if you use Amazon Smile, 0.5% of your donation

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