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Domestic Homicide all over the Hudson Valley by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health http://www.lohud.com/article/20110318/NEWS02/103180342/Family-devastated-by-40-year-old-nurse-s-death?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|News New Rochelle nurse, Tina Adovas ... Read on »
Location-based Tracking: A solution for domestic violence homicide in NYS by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Domestic homicides have been rampant in Dutchess County NY in the last year. We have lost four women, one unborn child, and one officer. This county has been devastated b ... Read on »
A National Model for Domestic Violence Response: The Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health By David Liscio / The Daily Item SALEM - Essex County District Attorney Jonathan W. Blodgett often says domestic violence is homicide waiting to happen. Others in the ... Read on »
No Assistance for Dutchess County Mother/Victim of the Court System by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I won't post the whole letter, it is too long. But please read an excerpt of this woman's writing. It is a plea for help we often ignore in the society we live in. Many ... Read on »
Revised: Linda's Law for NYS by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health The following has been revised and will continue to be revised to ensure fairness to each party involved in a domestic dispute 1. Keep domestic violence victims safe. In ... Read on »
Breaking Free: the journey of domestic violence survivors by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health The following has been revised and will continue to be revised to ensure fairness to each party involved in a domestic dispute 1. Keep domestic violence victims safe. In ... Read on »
The Hudson Valley News: When will lawmakers and domestic violence organization leaders start... by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health The article below is written by Jackie Axt, Linda Riccardulli's sister. Linda was murdered last year and was a victim of domestic violence in Dutchess County NY. We are al ... Read on »
Social Security Administration hard on domestic violence victims by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Written by Alexis A Moore "I had to fill out paperwork on my new job today. They called yesterday...so I called the Social Security Office to check on my application for a ... Read on »
The Daily Freeman: Killings in Poughkeepsie spur call for tougher domestic violence laws by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health In my opinion, Dutchess County is NOT a model county for domestic violence response. I haven't seen a county in NYS that could be considered a "model". Needless to say, I ... Read on »
The MidHudson News Speaks Out Against Domestic Violence by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Domestic violence activist and victim says more is needed to fight the scourge POUGHKEEPSIE – In the wake of last week’s murder-suicide of a man who shot and killed his ... Read on »
Dutchess County NY losing battle against domestic violence as death toll rises by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Friday afternoon Jessica Welch was murdered by her husband in the City of Poughkeepsie. Let me give my readers the background information: Mr. Welch had previously a ... Read on »
Dangers of datafurnishing: Sites like Peek You continue to furnish consumer information without... by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Written by Alexis Moore The datafurmishing industry is growing and so are the number of stalking, cyberstalking and stalking incidents. Sites like Peek You are making i ... Read on »
Poughkeepsie Journal demands change: Society must enact changes to protect victims by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Enhancing notification systems to protect victims. Devising new methods to track offenders. Educating people when they are young and impressionable. Stopping domestic vi ... Read on »
NYC Victim denied shelter in three counties and counting by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I have been helping a NYC victim of violence get help this week. I have been outlining a safety plan for her and her child, giving her shelters to call for emergency relie ... Read on »
Damning report must put judges on notice; another great article by the Poughkeepsie Journal by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Any judge failing domestic-violence victims by refusing to handle arraignments at certain hours, or not answering their phones, or treating these potentially deadly matters ... Read on »
NYC Safe Horizon moves victims of violence from crisis to confusion by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I just started working with a NYC victim of violence this past week. Another woman from NYC trying to get help in a bad situation, that is about to get worse, and can't see ... Read on »
Poughkeepsie Journal prints my Domestic Violence Article: Victims need more help by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I just started working with a NYC victim of violence this past week. Another woman from NYC trying to get help in a bad situation, that is about to get worse, and can't se ... Read on »
The Poughkeepsie Journal's Domestic Violence Editorial; Three Deaths in Six Months; had enough? by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Please follow the Poughkeepsie Journal this week. The Journal has decided to do an Editorial on Domestic Violence in NYS and Dutchess County. During the week, writers fr ... Read on »
-Ideas from a Domestic Violence Survivor- by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Hi Maria, I would like to talk with you about the efforts to help women and children impacted by domestic violence. I live in California and also am shocked by the la ... Read on »
A Battle to get Domestic Violence Laws passed for NYS... by Maria Phelps Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I started this blog in 2008. Shortly after starting this site, I became passionate about DV legislation for victims of violence. I began listening to the stories of m ... Read on »