domestic violence http://wemu.org en Domestic Violence Awareness Month: An Interview With SafeHouse Director, Barbara Neiss-May http://wemu.org/post/domestic-violence-awareness-month-interview-safehouse-director-barbara-neiss-may <p><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://http://www.safehousecenter.org/">Safehouse Center in Washtenaw County</a> provides shelter to women and children in need of protection. It serves those impacted by domestic&nbsp;violence and sexual abuse. There is rarely a time in any given year that the shelter isn&#39;t full to capacity. As October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, WEMU&#39;s David Fair took occasion to </span>talk with the Executive Director of Safehouse Center. Wed, 09 Oct 2013 12:23:57 +0000 David Fair 36040 at http://wemu.org Domestic Violence Awareness Month: An Interview With SafeHouse Director, Barbara Neiss-May Dingell Calls for Passage of Violence Against Women Act http://wemu.org/post/dingell-calls-passage-violence-against-women-act <p>U-S Representative John Dingell joined Washtenaw County officials and local domestic violence groups at Safehouse yesterday to call for the re-authorization of the Violence Against Women act.&nbsp; Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.</p><p></p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 14:26:24 +0000 Andrew Cluley 25893 at http://wemu.org Dingell Calls for Passage of Violence Against Women Act SafeHouse Sees Increased Need for Services http://wemu.org/post/safehouse-sees-increased-need-services <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>While there has not been an increase in domestic violence cases, officials with SafeHouse say the demand for its services has increased over the last few years.&nbsp; Hear why from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.</p><p></p> Mon, 21 Jan 2013 13:47:10 +0000 Andrew Cluley 24489 at http://wemu.org SafeHouse Sees Increased Need for Services