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Program Highlight: Safe House

Part 1 of 2: Conversation with Executive Director Heather Campbell & Residential Services Coordinator Amy Smith Since the founding of our agency in 1977, one of our core services has been to offer shelter services to adult victims of domestic violence and their children. Over the years, our shelter services have changed location and capacity,…

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ACTion Update

The ACTion Faction is a new opportunity for Tompkins County teens to work together to fight sexual and relationship violence. Our first meeting was held in September 2018 and, since then, we have been meeting on monthly basis. As of the December meeting, the ACTion members are now planning and facilitating the meetings.¬† Here are…

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Advocacy Center Awarded $602,000 Grant for New Legal Services Program

For Immediate Release [Ithaca, NY, October 22] The Advocacy Center of Tompkins County was awarded a $602,346 grant from the New York State Office of Victim Services to develop a new Civil Legal Services Program for victims of domestic and sexual violence. ¬†This 5-year grant will provide high quality, trauma informed legal representation for victims…

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