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28 Sep Announcing Hope House

Dear Friends of WTLC, Many of you may remember WTLC closing our Transitional Housing Program, "Second Step," in 2016 due to cuts in funding. Although we were one among several agencies who experienced the same fate, we didn't fully understand the impact this would have on survivors...

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28 Sep Finding Freedom

Dear Friends of WTLC, With Juneteenth just a few weeks ago and Independence Day right around the corner, maybe it's no surprise that freedom has been on my mind lately. For many Americans, freedom is a fundamental aspect of our cultural identity. The 4th of July celebrates...

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30 Aug You Are Not Alone: Healing Through a Harm Reduction Approach

There are a myriad of risk factors leading to Domestic Violence and Intimate Partner Violence, and substance misuse is often observed as a common complicating factor. Their co-existence expresses itself in a variety of ways, from being an element leading to violent incidents to maladaptive coping and navigating the impact of trauma. The use, misuse, and addiction of substances or unhealthy behaviors or habits are all...

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26 Jul Making Every Call Count

Not long ago, Emily contacted the WTLC Helpline in a state of crisis after realizing that she had reached the point in her marriage where it was time to leave. Her oldest child had started mimicking Emily’s spouse’s behavior, using the same abusive and insulting...

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28 Jun A Commitment to AAPI Communities

Dear Friends of WTLC, The month of May marked Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, a time when we celebrate and acknowledge the contributions of AAPIs to the fabric of our community. However, this year's commemoration comes at a time when we are witnessing...

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