Lighthouse in the Storm

Lianna came to the Safe Familes Office during the COVID-19 pandemic, expecting to be turned away – but instead, she found hope.

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Home Is Not For Rats

Most of the apartments in Willa’s complex were abandoned. Rats came to her unit looking for food. Her landlord shrugged and provided rat traps.

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From Abuse to Safety and Security

Patricia came to the Safe Families Office as a last resort. Her husband’s jealousy and controlling behavior had reached a breaking point, and she wasn’t sure what to do.

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Nowhere to Turn

Intimate partner abuse is one of the leading causes of homelessness, and Connie found herself trapped between two impossible options.

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Quarantined with Her Abuser

Jessie was quarantined with her abuser. Through AVLF’s advocacy, she was able to get a temporary protective order through a virtual hearing. Here’s how our staff jumped in to help.

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Another Illegal Eviction Averted

John already had serious health problems which required surgeries and nurse home visits before his issues with his home began. But the nurses refused to keep coming for home visits because of hazardous conditions at his property.

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