Tag: domestic violence

Registration open for Anew’s dance fundraiser

Registration is open for the “Dancing Away Domestic Violence” event on June 11 hosted by the nonprofit Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse.  This fundraiser, from 3 to 6 p.m. on Martin Square, 18020 Martin Ave. in Homewood, will have people getting up on their feet to enjoy line dancing,[Read More…]

As part of its advocacy work, South Suburban Family Shelter spreads awareness about domestic violence.

Homewood domestic violence agency surprised by Ingalls contract termination

After nearly 20 years of providing domestic violence advocacy services to patients, South Suburban Family Shelter found out in early November that UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial Hospital is ending its contract. According to SSFS executive director Jennifer Gabrenya, the agency received a short letter via email from Ingalls in the afternoon[Read More…]

Adopt-A-Family program opens for South Suburban Family Shelter

As the holiday season approaches, South Suburban Family Shelter’s Adopt-A-Family program is looking for donors to help those in need. These victims of domestic violence and their families will likely have nothing for the holidays unless residents step up to donate, said Brittany Williams of SSFS. The wrapped gifts will be[Read More…]