“He was always controlling, but things really escalated when I got pregnant,” she said, shaking her head solemnly. Sally came to Harmony House in 2005, fleeing for her life, and the life of her newborn daughter. “At first he said he wanted this baby, and that he would take care of me…but that was just […]
In 2013 I went to marriage counseling with my wife and things got worse. I went for marriage counseling again in 2014. Things got even worse. Then I just went to counseling for myself. In May of 2014, my counselor recommended that I go to Harmony House. The main issue (I thought at the time) […]
As Greene County enters a period of shelter in place, Harmony House is classified as an essential service and will remain open during the stay at home mandate. However, it is anticipated that access to services will become more limited in the coming days. The shelter is currently at capacity and will most likely remain […]
With the order to shelter in place, many domestic violence survivors will find themselves in an even more vulnerable and dangerous position as they are asked to stay in close proximity to their abuser 24/7. As access to services becomes more limited in the coming days, those experiencing domestic violence should take steps to […]
HARMONY HOUSE CORONAVIRUS PROTOCOL Effective March 17, 2020 With the recent news about COVID-19 and the potential for spread within our community and within our shelter, Harmony House will be initiating a Coronavirus protocol to ensure the safety of our staff and residents. Effective on Tuesday, March 17, 2020: Harmony House will continue to accept […]
As we celebrate the end of one year and look forward to a new year, I want to thank you for your friendship and support. Thanks to YOU, Harmony House sheltered 858 adults and children in 2019 and served another 129 survivors through our community outreach program. YOU enabled these victims to become survivors; to […]
Harmony Heroes Job Description Harmony Heroes are special individuals who are nominated by Harmony House supporters and selected by Harmony House’s Development Staff and/or the Harmony Heroes planning committee. Harmony Heroes save lives by raising funds to support the services of Harmony House. In this friendly competition, the Harmony Hero who raises the most funds […]
“I decided to come to HH for both my daughter and my safety. My husband has been controlling and abusive our entire 10 year relationship. It wasn’t until my child was born though that I began to realize his behavior was so ingrained he would never change and it was unsafe for us there. My […]
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Charlotte’s journey from domestic violence victim to survivor began when she called the Harmony House 24-hour crisis SAFEline and spoke with one of the Harmony House Advocates. Charlotte told the Advocate that she and her two children had been running for the better part of 15 years from her abuser and that they were in imminent danger because he had found them once again.