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The Problem with Domestic Violence in the Movies

The Problem with Domestic Violence in the Movies When domestic violence happens, it’s behind closed doors in a place where abusers don’t just have total control of the abuse but total control of the narrative. It’s an abuser’s greatest power and a victim’s greatest weakness – privacy. Because there are only two people ever able […]

Shelter mortgage campaign

We are almost at our goal – help us reach it by Feb. 22 by donating via our website –  here. Under the “Campaigns” section is information on the campaign. Remember, every dollar you give is doubled!

Shelter Match Campaign

Shelter Matching Campaign Here in Marquette and Alger Counties, we urge you to donate to our Shelter Matching Campaign this year in honor of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Survivors. Longtime Women’s Center supporters, Rod and Holly Aldrich, have committed to matching any funds pledged in 2018 to eliminating the mortgage of our local shelter, […]

The Myth of Holiday Domestic Violence

The Myth of Holiday Domestic Violence A quick search of the holidays and domestic violence gets you in on the world’s biggest secret – that instead of being a time of reconciliation and peace, it’s a time when domestic violence calls spike and abusers intensify their violence. The trouble with this secret? It’s not true. […]

Season of Giving

Keep The Women’s Center In  Mind During This Season of Giving ‘Tis the season for giving.  And we are blessed to live and work in such a generous community. We hope while you are out and about this holiday season, you will remember The Women’s Center in your giving plans. We shelter more than 120 […]