Uncategorized / 04.04.2018

While pink dominates October for breast cancer awareness, another color is just as important — purple, which represents domestic violence awareness. As October comes to an end, so does Domestic Violence Awareness Month. And while there may be fewer events highlighting it, we hope the conversation on domestic violence doesn’t stop, as it is a problem that affects all of us. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 1 in 3...

News & Updates, Uncategorized / 04.04.2018

Madison County is now officially the only community in Kentucky, and one of only seven nationwide, to be a Blueprint for Safety Community. After three years of hard work, the initiative was launched Friday. Jennifer Lainhart, director of Hope's Wings domestic violence shelter, said Friday she is super excited. But she's also exhausted. "It would be nice if we could all take a week-long vacation together now," she joked Friday at the event...

News & Updates / 27.04.2017

Hope’s Wings Domestic Violence Program and the City of Richmond have received a grant award from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women to implement a Blueprint for Safety: An Interagency Response to Battering and Crimes of Domestic Violence. The Blueprint for Safety is a framework for preventing deaths and reducing the harm caused by battering. The Blueprint coordinates agency responses across the criminal legal system and outlines...