Monday, October 26, 2020
The Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence has reported the number of deaths related to domestic violence has increased in our state by 86% compared to this time last year.
Non-profits like Silent No More and emergency shelters are working double-time to find people safe housing. But doing so with limited resources, as shelters operate at limited capacity because of COVID.
As the need only increases and situations become direr, Smith says, “To those victims, try to keep them encouraged as much as possible. Know that there are survivors out here they’re willing to work with you and working through that experience with you so that you know you’re not alone.”
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