Jeanice Lee talks to Aushenae Matthews, Director of Housing Services, DAWN - Domestic Abuse Women's Network. Matthews shares the different forms of domestic violence and early signs that someone is being abused such as isolation and verbal abuse. Matthews talks about their 24hr advocacy and support line 425.656.7867 and about their South King County emergency confidential shelter for women and children. Matthews describes how they support children and the ongoing advocacy work they do in the community. Matthews encourages people to know that they are not alone in their abuse and they can help put together a safe plan to escape. Connect at (DawnRising.org)
Original airdate: 11/26/2023
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Jeanice joined EMF in 2009 and she covers Southern California, N Oregon, Washington State, and Hawai'i, including major markets Seattle, Portland, and Los Angeles.