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La Casa & CalWORKS

July 2018 is the 1 year mark of La Casa’s partnership with the San Francisco Human Services Agency (HSA). Working in conjunction with HSA, La Casa provides tailored support to individuals that receive CalWORKs and are currently waived from the traditional welfare-to-work program due to domestic violence. Survivors in this program face barriers in their…

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La Casa x Pride

During the month of June, LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) Pride Month —we’re celebrating LGBTQ survivors and working to raise awareness of domestic violence within LGBTQ relationships. It is a myth that domestic violence only occurs in heterosexual couples, and the victims are female. According to the Human Rights Commission, 44% percent of lesbian…

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Introducing: La Casa’s Living Room

We are excited to gather our community by inviting you all to La Casa’s Living Room! In March 2018, 50 of our amazing La Casa community members gathered for our first “Community Meet-Up”. Attendees learned about La Casa’s work, connected with other mission-aligned community members, and celebrated the progress we have made together — keeping victims and survivors of…

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Service Spotlight: ARISE

December marks the one-year anniversary of having a La Casa advocate co-located at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFGH). As part of the ARISE (Aspire to Realize Improved Safety and Empowerment) program, a La Casa advocate has been on-site in select clinics to connect with patients who disclose intimate partner violence to medical professionals. At…

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La Casa named a “2017 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits

La Casa de las Madres has been named a “2017 TOP-RATED NONPROFIT” by GreatNonprofits Award based on Outstanding Online Reviews. We are honored to be named a 2017 Top-Rated Nonprofit by our supporters — employees, volunteers, donors and community members. Our work in the San Francisco Bay Area is helping to build futures free from fear and abuse.…

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Community Spotlight: Teen Pregnancy & Dating Violence

Becoming a new parent can be an exciting time, but it can also bring new challenges and added stress, with many decisions to make. For individuals in unsafe relationships, pregnancy can be especially challenging — exacerbating cycles of violence and causing the soon-to-be mother to worry about the safety of both her and her child.…

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Service Spotlight: Become a Domestic Violence Advocate

La Casa de las Madres wants you to be an advocate for our community!  Year-round, we have wonderful community members involved in our organization, providing administrative, event, and skill-based volunteering.  In addition to these opportunities, twice a year, we conduct training that allows volunteers to work directly with our clients.  Beginning on September 6th, La…

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Join Us for redHOT* on October 5th!

Please join us on October 5th to End the Silence and Stop the Violence! It takes all of us, working together, to put an end domestic violence. Kicking off Domestic Violence Awareness Month, La Casa’s annual redHOT* party, brings together supporters, civic leaders and community members committed to ending domestic violence and providing a safe…

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Celebrating Pride Month in San Francisco

Often times, survivors of abuse have been silenced by their batterers by using tactics of power and control. Many who are already marginalized, discriminated against and abused in our society, are often told that they will not be believed or supported if they come forward to report their abuse. As a strong voice against domestic violence,…

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Community Spotlight: Thank You for Supporting Mothers!

Each May, La Casa and our community honor the courageous caregivers in our lives, by making a contribution to La Casa de las Madres, The Home of the Mothers, in their name. With each contribution we mail the honoree a very special Mother’s Day Card, inscribed with a personalized message. The cards mailed to honorees…

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