Oct. 1 Safe Shores Prevention Team members to participate in Paint the Town Purple, hosted by DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Oct. 2 DC Council’s presents DC’s DVAM proclamation. We’ll be there. Oct. 12 House of Ruth Open House. We’ll be there. Clothesline Project hosted by My Sister’s Place. There, […]
While the greeting card, chocolate candy, and flower industries haven’t caught up with all that fathers do, we see you, dads, and we gotchu! The Hallmark selection may be limited, but we really do know how important good men are in our world and in children’s lives. We see you when you’re on stage in […]
Mimi Kirk Mar 29, 2018 Children’s Advocacy Centers make sure kids only have to tell their story of abuse once. On a recent visit to Safe Shores, a Washington, D.C., center that supports victims of child abuse, executive director Michele Booth Cole told me about a 10-year-old girl who came to the center after […]
“I’m gonna remember this day forever,” Tally, age nine, said to Erin McGuinness, Prevention & Outreach Director, and Gerald De Leon, Prevention & Outreach Associate. “Seriously, when I’m 68, I will think about this day.” On December 12, three families enrolled in Safe Shores’ caregiver support group went ice skating to experience a new adventure […]
Back to school time will be here before we know it and Safe Shores is gearing up for our annual Pack2School Drive to collect supplies for children affected by abuse in DC. Find out how you can get involved in our drive and join our #Pack2School event on August 2nd!