Aspects of Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships with Alexa Kauffman

We are saddened by the fact that 1 in 3 people will experience dating abuse before they even graduate high school. It’s important to understand that domestic violence can take many forms. Physical violence is one form but so is emotional and psychological manipulation, verbal assaults, stalking behavior, financial abuse and forced intimacy. What we know […]

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Acts of Kindness and Light During a Dark Pandemic

Acts of Kindness and Light During a Dark Pandemic by Barbara Turk Crisis situations can bring out the very best in people. Yes, we’ve all read of individuals hoarding toilet paper, refusing to comply with social distancing, and trying to overcharge for items in short supply. But here in Westchester County, I have seen nothing […]

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Mental Health and Domestic Violence Crossword Puzzle

Need an activity to occupy you during quarantine? Complete our Mental Health and Domestic Violence Crossword Puzzle for a chance to win a Hope’s Door swag bag! Email us here with a picture of your completed puzzle! Click here to download the puzzle The answer key will be posted on 5/11/2020!

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Meet Janmarie Brown, Director of Community Services

Meet Janmarie Brown, who joined Hope’s Door about six months ago to lead our Community Services department. She oversees all ten of the Community Services staff and runs a wide array of programs, including adult and children’s counselors, the High Risk Reduction team, the Human Trafficking program, the Youth Prevention team, the Family Justice Center, […]

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Understanding Title IX and the Issue of Sexual Violence on School Campuses

Understanding Title IX and the Issue of Sexual Violence on School Campuses Campus sexual assault is one of the most complex and high-profile issues now confronting higher education. According to the United States Department of Justice, sexual assault is “any type of sexual contact or behavior that occurs without the explicit consent of the recipient.”  For […]

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