LOCAL Closer Look: Against Abuse, Inc. (Casa Grande, AZ)

Posted on Sunday, May 12, 2024 by Jeanice Lee

Jeanice Lee talks to Maria-Elena Ochoa, Deputy Director of Against Abuse Inc. Against Abuse Inc. provides services to victims (women and men) of domestic and/or sexual violence in Pinal County. Ochoa describes the various services such as their 24/7 shelter for those escaping violence, transitional living, supervised visitation, legal advocacy, emotional support, and they have an Animal Safe Home Network as a safe place for victims’ pets. Ochoa says there are different forms of abuse such as financial, verbal, emotional, physical, animal and more. If you need help, call their 24-hr. crisis line 520.836.0858 they will help you set up a safe escape plan.

Original airdate: 5/12/2024 

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Jeanice joined EMF in 2009 and she covers Southern California, Arizona and Hawai'i, including major markets Phoenix, San Diego, Orange County, and Los Angeles.

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