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Domestic Abuse Concerns Rise as the Pandemic Drags On

“R U Safe?” New app gives domestic violence victims resources, help in real time

Forging Forward: Safe Harbor for All

‘A pandemic inside of a pandemic’: Panel discusses domestic violence crisis

Squirrel Hill native offers help to members of LGBTQ+ community

Thanks To Her Dedication, Victims Who Felt Left Out Before Now Have A Voice

Domestic violence shelters are seeing call numbers return to normal after a drop at the onset of quarantine

Arrest record of Mt. Pleasant man accused of attempted homicide shows prior violence toward women

Abuse hotlines light up after region’s move to green phase

Newsradio 1020 KDKA / Lynne Hayes-Freeland: Interview with Nicole Molinaro

What’s Good In Ya Hood: Giant Eagle Teams Up With Local Organizations To Help Victims Of Domestic Violence [VIDEO]

Women’s Center & Shelter provides additional resources for Pittsburgh-area victims during pandemic

Local Nonprofit, Giant Eagle Offering Help for Domestic Abuse Victims Stuck at Home (video)

Giant Eagle teams with domestic violence groups to raise help awareness during pandemic

Life Saving Information In An Unexpected Place: Grocery Chain And Non-Profits Team Up

The Ride Home (Thursday, May 7, 2020 Broadcast) – Interview with Nicole Molinaro

Confronting COVID-19 – Podcast interview with Nicole Molinaro on COVID’s impact on Domestic Violence

Abuse Hotlines See 50% Drop in Calls During Pandemic

‘Abuse Certainly Didn’t Stop’: Fewer People Calling for Help, but Services are Still Available

Editorial: In the Time of COVID-19, Here’s How You Can Help DV Victims

Stay-At-Home Orders Can Be Dangerous for Domestic Violence Victims

Police Report Increase in DV – Interview with Nicole Molinaro

Social Distancing Leading to Devastating Rise in Domestic Violence

Shelter in Place Doesn’t Help if You’re Living with an Abuser

Domestic Violence Threat Rises – Resources Available

WC&S Remains Open During Pandemic

Domestic Abuse Cases and Coronavirus Isolation

Let’s Do Lunch: Neighbors Support Those in Need and Local Businesses

Nonprofits Continue to Help Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault During Coronavirus Outbreak

6 Groups Supporting Women Around the Globe

Reaching Out to Help the Most Vulnerable

Spreading Joy During the Holidays

AAU Report Backs Up Stats About Domestic Violence at College

Silent No More

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Awareness Can Help Break the Cycle (video)

Allegheny Violence Shelters Team Up For Program to Promote Independent Living

Pittsburgh Foundation Approves $3.6 Million in Grants for Nonprofits

Signs of Domestic Abuse (Radio)

Increasing Domestic Abuse Awareness in Allegheny County (Radio)

Local Community Leaders Take Father’s Day Pledge to Speak Out Against Domestic Violence (video)

Guest Column: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Often Go Unseen

Kidsburgh Kidcast: Domestic Violence (video)

Bartko Foundation Luncheon

Domestic Violence Help is Available – Comcast Newsmakers (video)

Best of NO MORE Week 2019 – #ChangeHappensHere

RUSafe App: Interview on KDKA Radio with Lynne Hayes-Freeland

PMA Perspective: Stand Up to Partner Violence with STANDING FIRM

Bayer Donates $130,000 to 13 Domestic Violence Shelters Through New Grants Fur Families Program

Police: Man Arrested After Possible Kidnapping

Pittsburgh Police will Establish a New Domestic Violence Unit

KDKA Radio – Nicole Molinaro – Combating Domestic Violence (Radio)

It Can’t Come Too Soon: Police Given More Help to Combat Domestic Violence

Changes to the 2018 Tax Code Will Probably Hurt Charities… (Podcast – Begin at 31:18)

Changes to the 2018 Tax Code Will Probably Hurt Charities, but It’s Too Soon to Tell How Much

Pittsburgh Police to Establish New Domestic Violence Unit

Pittsburgh Police To Receive $500,000 Grant To Expand Domestic Violence Unit

Pittsburgh Police Receive $500K Grant For New Domestic Violence Unit

Pittsburgh Police Starting New Domestic Violence Unit From Nina Baldwin Fisher Foundation Grant

New Domestic Violence Unit Made Possible By Nina Baldwin Fisher Foundation (Video)

Pittsburgh Police to get Domestic Violence Unit with $500K Grant

$500K Foundation Grant to Pittsburgh Police to Help Fund Domestic Violence Unit

Lynne Hayes-Freeland Show: WC&S’ Carla Adams Discusses R. Kelly and Why Women Stay

Taking a Stand with Their Donation

A Pittsburgh Gift Guide for People Who Want to Do Good with Good Gifts

As Enrollment Deadline Nears, Sen. Casey Urges Uninsured to Sign Up for ACA Plan

Stop Abusers

Working to End Domestic Violence

You Can Help Give Kids in Crisis a Happy Holiday (Video)

Slain Munhall Woman Caught in an Abusive Relationship, Her Sister Says

New Rules Around Convicted Domestic Abusers Giving Up Their Guns Officially In Effect

‘Courageous Conversations’ Covers Domestic Violence

New Apps Assist in Documenting Domestic Abuse, Getting Help

Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh Holds Domestic Violence Awareness Event

Corporate Citizenship Award Winner: How Aspirant is Helping the Women’s Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh

Bill Strengthening PFA Protections for Women Passes PA House (Video)

Gun Violence Prevention And Survivor Celebration Remain Central To The Women’s Center’s Mission

House Bill 2060 to Further Protect Domestic Abuse Victims

Advocates, Officials Push for Vote on PA Domestic Violence Gun Bill

Women’s Center & Shelter Names a New President

22 Issues on the Point (Video)

The Updated RUSafe App, Created in Pittsburgh, Brings High-Tech Help to Victims of Domestic Violence

Comcast Newsmakers: Intimate Partner Violence (Video)

KDKA Radio Afternoon News – RUSafe (Audio)

Mayor Declares June 27 As Connection of Hope Day in Pittsburgh (Video)

Women’s Center & Shelter Unveils Updated RUSafe App Tonight

Women’s Groups Blast Appointment of Judge Nauhaus to Hear PFA Violation Cases

Locally Made App For Domestic Abuse Victims Gets an Update

Aspirant Partners with Women’s Center to Update RUSafe App

A New Update of RUSafe App Seeks to Help Victims of Domestic Violence

Annual Ladyfest Spotlights Women In Music

Business, Civic Leaders Sign Pledge Against Sexual Violence (Video)

RUSafe App Educates About DV

WC&S Celebrates Survivors

Paid Leave for DV Victims

Pitt’s Student Murder Shines Light On Domestic Abuse


Female reporter taking notes at press conference