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From kids to the adults, New London needs reasons to trust

Published November 30. 2017 6:34PM | Updated December 01. 2017 9:21AM  By Mike DiMauro   Day staff writer New London — Imagine the task of asking about 40 adolescent boys, football players, no less, to share their deepest feelings with each other. And keeping them on point. Ha. Good one. You’d rather spend the day coal mining. But this […]

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Survivor of domestic violence nightmare works to help other victims

Published February 18. 2015 By Karen Florin Publication: The Day Nancy P. Tyler says her life has been quiet, pleasant and uneventful in the years since her ex-husband, Richard J. Shenkman, was sentenced to 70 years in prison. She cherishes her peaceful existence, having been kidnapped at gunpoint and having seen two homes burn to […]

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Women’s Center changes name

By JAMES MOSHER The Bulletin Posted Sep 20, 2012 @ 08:46 PM The Women’s Center of Southeastern Connecticut, which has a satellite office in Norwich, is changing its name to promote inclusion beyond its core adult female clients amid growth in treatment of men and boys. The organization unveiled its new name — Safe Futures […]

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Safe Futures To Re-Establish Counseling Center at Backus Hopsital in Norwich

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Emma Palzere-Rae (860) 447-0366 x203 epalzere-rae@womenscenterofsect.org Backus Hospital partners to provide space. Services in desperate need restored. The Women’s Center of Southeastern Connecticut is pleased to announce that after three summers, it will be re-opening a counseling and advocacy center in Norwich.  The Center will be located within the Center for […]

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Report: Norwich rape rate twice the national average

Published : Thursday, 06 Sep 2012, 6:18 PM EDT Tina Detelj NORWICH, Conn. (WTNH) — A shocking report shows the rate of rape cases in Norwich are twice the national average. However, the numbers shouldn’t be taken at face value. Sex assaults appear to be on the rise in southeastern Connecticut, but the Rose City […]

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Sprigs & Twigs Donates New Plants For A New Start

The landscaping firm donated and installed low-maintenance, seasonal gardens for the Women’s Center of Southeastern Connecticut. By Jessie King September 4, 2012 Change is a way of life at the Phoenix House, a transitional residence for victims of domestic violence, but now thanks to Sprigs & Twigs, residents are surrounded by role models that demonstrate […]

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Cops to put it on the line with victims of domestic violence

By Karen Florin Publication: The Day Published 08/16/2012 Area police officers will begin delivering an important message to some of the people they encounter during their shifts. “You are in danger of being killed.” With the goal of preventing domestic violence homicides, the area’s first responders will implement a Lethality Assessment Program next month, posing […]

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