Holiday Giving Tree

Thank you to all the generous customers and staff at Columbia County Habitat For Humanity ReStore, Hudson, NY for the wonderful donations to the Restore Holiday Giving Tree in support of Healing a Woman’s Soul domestic violence ministry. These gifts…

“Tools of Recovery” Workshop: Finding Your Lost Loved Self

A time for healing and sister-ship at Healing a Woman’s Soul free Spring “Tools of Recovery” Workshop: Finding Your Lost Loved Self Saturday, April 18, 2020 9:30 am to 3 pm at St. Stephen’s Church, 1229 Baker Ave., Schenectady, NY…

Education & Awareness

Did you know? Domestic Violence Happens every 15 seconds in the United States. One in four women are victims of domestic violence in their lifetime. Domestic violence is the single major cause of injury to women. Only about 48% of…

In the News

Just because they don’t hit you doesn’t mean they aren’t abusive.

Just because a person (man or woman) doesn’t grab you nor hit you doesn’t mean they aren’t abusive. Abuse is also: – When they put you down or humiliate you in front of others. – When they call you a…

What to Say When Someone Says that Wives Should Stay with Abusive Husbands

By Chesna Hinkley On September 19, 2019 1 Peter 3 is a tricky passage. It’s often been twisted to pressure abused women to stay with their husbands as a sign of submission. But this passage is not meant to subject women…

Cuomo signs laws to better protect survivors of domestic violence

By Michael Gormley ALBANY — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo  signed into law Thursday three measures that will make “economic abuse” an element of the crime of domestic violence, give survivors the right to vote by mail, and allow victims to report…