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Meet Anna, Healing Roots Family Advocate
Anna Woiwor-Bradley provides culturally specific support for survivors who identify as Black or African American. Anna works with up to 15 families at a time, providing bi-weekly parenting support to families that are stably housed. Often, she’ll do home visits to connect families to resources that will help their children cope and heal from the trauma they’ve experienced. Anna also co-facilitates the “Mom’s Empowerment” support group, where Black moms can talk through their struggles together, while their kids discuss topics relevant to them through a structured curriculum.
“I’m an immigrant to America, from Liberia. My dad and I came... Read More »
There are some children who can narrate their entire history of domestic violence through their actions.
When 4-year old Isaac came to shelter, his verbal skills were delayed, common for many young children who have witnessed domestic violence. He hit, slapped, spit, and pulled hair of all other female participants- both child and adult- as easily as waving “hi”. Isaac would frequently throw his food on the floor and yell at me to pick it up for him. None of his aggressive behaviors were done with malicious intent; rather he believed that this was normal... Read More »
How to Help
We are grateful for the support of the community in helping us provide for the basic needs of domestic violence survivors and their children, and to ensure their safety. You can find out about our current Wishlist and our donation policies here.
Our Current Top 5 Most Needed Items include:
Please note: At this time we are not taking clothing or hotel-sized toiletries.
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