Introducing Our Board Members.

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Name: Ms. Gray Conway  Current City/State of Residence: Cave Junction/Oregon             Job Title/Career Specialty: Rogue Community College Facility Coordinator/Communications  How did you get involved with the Illinois Valley Safe House Alliance? I was invited to become a board member.  What makes … Continued

Spring is Almost Sprung!

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Spring is on it’s way and although the ground is still wet from all the rain we have had lately (thank goodness), it is time to start thinking about all the wonderful veggies we plan to plant. Just looking at the … Continued

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

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What is Teen Dating Violence? Teen dating violence is a pattern of physically,  sexually, verbally and/ or emotionally abusive behavior in a dating relationship. Physical Abuse Any intentional, unwanted contact with the other person’s body. Physical abuse does not have to leave … Continued

2013 Year-End Update

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The Alliance survived 2013 thanks to a dedicated staff, board, volunteers and you, our donor supporters.  With full staffing in 2012 we served 739 individual survivors — a 30% increase from the year before.  In 2013, with reduced hours and … Continued

How do we help our children heal?

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Neurobiology reports that children’s brain development is impacted by exposure to violence in their homes.  And, the younger the child is, the more serious the damage is.  The way we heal our children is to expose them to healthy adult … Continued

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Introducing Our Board Members.

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Name: Ms. Gray Conway  Current City/State of Residence: Cave Junction/Oregon             Job Title/Career Specialty: Rogue Community College Facility Coordinator/Communications  How did you get involved with the Illinois Valley Safe House Alliance? I was invited... READ MORE

Community Health and Domestic Violence

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In the Alliance office, we are frequently thinking about ways to become healthier, physically and mentally. We try to eat healthy; our Friday potlucks generally consist of lentils, vegetables, gluten free pasta, mostly... READ MORE