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There are many reasons why a person might choose to stay in an abusive relationship.  Just because they stay doesn’t mean that they like the abuse or that it can’t be that bad. Leaving an abus...

Held on the first Saturday in November in Charlottesville, this fundraising and awareness event draws 200-300 dedicated runners and supporters of the Shelter.  After the 8:00am race finishes, all ...

Each year over 400 adults and children are able to find the courage needed to escape their abusive homes and seek out the safety net of the Shelter for He...

When designing our logo, we wanted to convey hope, strength, and new beginnings. We believe we found that in Sprout!

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Each October, the Shelter for Help in Emergency recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) with a series of events designed to encourage conversation and bring attention to issues that tou...

Looking for a rewarding way to give back to your community? Interested in becoming part of an integral team dedicated to helping women and children living with abuse?

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Our mission is to end domestic violence in our community. With that goal in mind, Shelter staff provide free educational programs to civic organizations, schools, workplaces, allied professionals, ...