Domestic Violence

Salon Professionals Get Domestic Violence Training

Oct 17, 2017
Hair care professionals attend a domestic violence training.
Araceli Gomez-Aldana

Hair care professionals gathered Monday at Parkview Field for a training on domestic violence. Participants were taught to recognize warning signs of domestic violence and how to safely refer clients to local resources.

YWCA

Two Fort Wayne non-profits that serve women in the region announced they’re  merging Wednesday. 

Hope House will now be a division of YWCA Northeast Indiana. The two organizations have complimentary missions - Hope House provides  transitional housing for homeless women facing addiction. 

The 120-year-old  YWCA offers a domestic violence shelter for women in Allen and the surrounding  counties.   

Debbie Beckman is the President and CEO of YWCA Northeast Indiana. She says  more awareness of the issues is creating more demand.