Mention “domestic violence programs,” and many people’s thoughts turn toward emergency shelters. But at Sojourner Center, one of the largest and longest-running domestic violence programs in the country, help also extends in the form of workforce development, a pet companion shelter, a child development center, lay legal advocacy, and transitional housing for up to two years.
Julie Peterson, co-director of the center, has been with the organization for 15 years, and played a leading role in the expansion of services, which are available not just to women, but men, children and pets, as well.
Sojourner is helping hurting people find new lives.
For more details about The Sojourner Center, click here: https://www.sojournercenter.org/
Original air date: October 5, 2023.