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Facing Trauma: Discovery Health is giving away FREE reconstructive and cosmetic surgeries to... by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Recall Project Lily: http://4survivors.blogspot.com/2010/07/discovery-health-helping-lily.html Lily Morales in NYC reached out to me last year in need of assist ... Read on »
Mid Hudson News:Outspoken domestic violence victim creates crisis center by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health BEACON – Maria DiBari, a domestic violence survivor from Dutchess County who has been critical of the existing network of counseling services, has created her own not ... Read on »
Orange County NY hit with domestic homicide: Woodbury Murder/Suicide by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health By Alyssa Sunkin Times Herald-Record Published: 4:44 PM - 04/24/11 Last updated: 4:46 PM - 04/24/11 CENTRAL VALLEY — Town of Woodbury Police believe a man shot ... Read on »
Two opposing views on GPS monitoring: Dutchess County's Domestic Violence Leader, Leah Feldman, is... by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health To view Ms. Feldman's article: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20110424/OPINION/104240349/GPS-surveillance-plan-under-review-Dutchess Comment by Former Law E ... Read on »
Lost to Domestic Violence: Jackie Axt speaks out on behalf of her late sister and domestic... by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Recently, I've been reading about all of the available services for domestic violence assistance in Dutchess County. I cannot help but point out how this "model" for DV ... Read on »
The Advisory Committee responds to the criticism and are finally taking a field trip out of... by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health The Dutchess County Committee covers their backs due to all the criticism last week. I wonder where they are all going on their field trip? Maybe it's the place I suggeste ... Read on »
"A DV victim trying to get help is like a dog trying to catch it's tail" by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health A victim's point of view of the available resources for domestic violence "Speak up and lose your children" "It's just more people saying - call so and so... here is a ... Read on »
Letter: Dutchess fails its citizens by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health A victim's point of view of the available resources for domestic violence "Speak up and lose your children" "It's just more people saying - call so and so... here is ... Read on »
The Holly Collins Case: recognizing the Family Court Crisis in the US by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health A few months after Holly Collins turned 22 years old she opened the front door of her family home in St Louis Park, Minnesota to Hennepin County Child Protection invest ... Read on »
Thank you to Lisa O. for having the Tri-County Crisis Center on your show! by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Alyssa Kogon and I did the Lisa O. Show today on WHVW 950AM in Poughkeepsie NY. Thank you to Lisa for inviting us on the air and giving us a chance to speak about our ... Read on »
Newburgh NY Mother and Three Children Drive to Their Death After Domestic Violence Incident by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health So many battered women feel that they don't have options after surviving domestic violence. This Orange County victim, LaShanda Armstrong, kills herself and her family ... Read on »
Dutchess County domestic violence service providers paid to monitor my website? by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Dutchess County domestic violence service providers paid to surf the net make anonymous posts while victims pleas for help go unanswered... I am a volunteer victim adv ... Read on »
What is going on at the Right?: GPS Resolution for Dutchess County Tabled by the GOP by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health If you haven't already watched the webcast of the Legislature's Committee Meeting on April 7th, 2011, please do. Pay close attention to the women, surprisingly, that a ... Read on »
Dutchess County Legislature Not Ready to Tackle Domestic Violence by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Click on the link above to view the April 7, 2011 meeting in Dutchess County (approximately 94 minutes into the video). County Legislators, I would like to express ... Read on »
Life saving GPS legislation tabled in Dutchess County after multiple domestic violence homicides by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Six domestic violence related deaths in Dutchess County in the last 10 months and life saving GPS legislation gets tabled. 2011099 (.pdf) Urging the DA and criminal a ... Read on »
Hudson Valley YNN covers the Crisis Center by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Thank you to Curtis Schick at YNN for covering our story today! POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- "I am a victim of domestic violence," said Maria DiBari. Nine screws and a metal ... Read on »
Tri-County Crisis Center: Dutchess County takes action against domestic violence by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Poughkeepsie, New York, United States of America March 24, 2011 -- In response to multiple domestic violence homicides in Dutchess County an ... Read on »
Strangulation: A red flag in domestic violence cases by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health A few days back I had a conversation with a person from the Office for Women in Westchester County NY. Something struck me about this conversation and I felt the need to wr ... Read on »
Domestic Violence knows no gender, age, race or religion by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I rarely write about domestic violence committed by a woman. Today the article linked above caught my eye and I had to mention it on my site. When we think of domestic vi ... Read on »