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State awarding nonprofits $30.8 million for capital improvement projects

Eight organizations in southeastern Connecticut, including Safe Futures, among 92 recipients. -more-

Local organization creates safe house that accepts pets

NEW LONDON, CT (WFSB) – A shelter for abused women on the shoreline is the first in the state to shelter family pets too. -more-

The Cactus Jack Foundation will match your gift.

The Cactus Jack Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to aid individuals, families and other charitable organizations in need throughout Southeastern Connecticut, has generously offered to match up to $5000 gifts made to Safe Futures. Donations will be used to fund expansion of Safe Futures’ Violence is Preventable and Healthy Relationship programming in […]

Candlelight vigil held for victims of domestic violence

WATERFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – While walking past the Children’s Playground in Waterford Phil Rodriguez shared memories of his daughter Corina Zukowski during much happier times… -more-

Parents want better communication about middle school merger in Stonington

Parents were able to express their concerns about the consolidation during a “restorative practice” led by Kris Wraight, associate director of prevention and restorative practices at Safe Futures of New London, and Patrick Sheehan-Gaumer, an educator at Safe Futures. -more-

Cactus Jack Foundation continues to spread holiday cheer

Waterford — There is a certain mystique that belies the simplicity of the phrase: good people doing good things. And that’s not only the vocation, but ought to be the slogan for the Cactus Jack Foundation, a bunch of local sports guys whose benevolence has morphed into its own parcel of heroism here in this season […]

Make a Difference: Safe Futures

Lauren has had to overcome overwhelming emotional trauma, adjust to single parenting to three children, and other serious health concerns. -more-

Vigil memorializes Parise, other domestic violence victims

Robert Parise died after reportedly being stabbed by his housemate and former partner on Oct. 4. -more-

Safe Futures plans candlelight vigil to remember beloved client who was murdered

Katherine Verano, executive director of Safe Futures, said the Nov. 1 vigil would serve as a healing event for the Safe Futures staff. -more-

Men Against Domestic Violence Artistic Expression to be held Oct. 24

The fifth annual Men Against Domestic Violence Artistic Expression will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at The Gallery at Three Rivers Community College, 574 New London Turnpike, Norwich. This year, MADVAE will be held in honor of William “Bill” Wernau for his contributions to preventing domestic violence. -more-