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SafeHouse's Budget Crunch

A new HUD policy hurts the domestic violence shelter

posted 4/14/2014

"Sequestration was tough on us," says Barbara Niess-May, executive director of SafeHouse Center. Cutbacks in several programs that help victims of domestic violence and sexual assault cost the center more than $18,000. "But the thing that was really stunning was that HUD said the emergency shelter is no longer a priority," Niess-May continues. "We had been

 
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