By Emma Koehn, CVPost Domestic violence, sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking. . . the Bolton Refuge House (BRH) has been providing free services to people victimized by these since 1976. Its services are open to anyone in the community, including University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students. BRH offers services to students who need them, and […]
The CVPost’s “6 of Substance” series is part of our effort to provide news of area nonprofit organizations and increase public awareness of their missions and activities. This week’s featured organization is the Bolton Refuge House, which serves victims of domestic violence, intimate partner violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual assaults.
“Mom and Me,” a support group for survivors of domestic violence, is meeting every Thursday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. through Aug. 25 at the Family Support Center in Chippewa Falls. The eight sessions are free and confidential, and are open to mothers and youth of all ages who have been affected by family violence. Advance […]
By James Peters For the CVPost More than three million children witness domestic violence in their homes every year, according to Safe Horizon, the largest victims’ services agency in the United States. These children also suffer abuse or neglect at high rates – 30 to 60 percent, according to the agency. In the Chippewa […]