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Statement from Willow Center

“Jessica Northrup’s abduction, captivity, and escape highlight the fact that abusive relationships can escalate to dangerous levels of violence quickly. We stand with Jessica and we applaud her courage and strength. We applaud Chief Mears and the Ogden Police Department for their quick response to ensure justice. October is DV awareness month. This situation has…

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County, City and State Officials Unite for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Friday, October 1, 2021, Rochester, N.Y. – Monroe County Executive Adam Bello and Dr. Daniele Lyman-Torres, City of Rochester Commissioner of Recreation and Youth Services, with support from Assemblywoman Sarah Clark and Assemblyman Demond Meeks, issued a joint proclamation declaring October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. “The last year has been inordinately challenging for families…

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Willow and RESOLVE Formally Unite: Merger Creates Unparalleled Continuum of Survivor Services

July 6, 2021, Rochester, N.Y. — Long-time collaborators Willow Domestic Violence Center (Willow) and RESOLVE of Greater Rochester, Inc. (RESOLVE) announce a merger, which went into effect on July 1, to expand staff clinical expertise and mental health services within Willow. RESOLVE’s experience providing therapeutic support since 1998 will complement the continuum of services that…

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Willow Domestic Violence Center Announces Tiffany Welch-Quinn as Chief Operating Officer

February 2, 2021, Rochester, N.Y. — Willow Domestic Violence Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Tiffany Welch-Quinn, MSW, MPA, LNHA (she, her) to its executive leadership team. As Chief Operating Officer, Welch-Quinn will oversee the delivery of Willow Center’s survivor-centered programs and services throughout the Greater Rochester region. “I am thrilled to welcome…

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Statement from Willow Domestic Violence Center CEO Meaghan de Chateauvieux and Bivona Child Advocacy Center Executive Director Deb Rosen

February 2, 2021, Rochester, N.Y. — As parents, watching the video of a distressed nine-year-old child being handcuffed and pepper sprayed was deeply disturbing. As leaders of agencies that stand against violence and provide support services for victims, we see this incident as an anguished cry for help, not only for this young child, but…

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Willow Welcomes New Board Members

WILLOW DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CENTER ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD MEMBERS Five Newly Appointed Members Begin Terms January 2021 January 12, 2021, Rochester, N.Y. — Willow Domestic Violence Center is thrilled to welcome five newly-elected board members: Mubarak Bashir, Victor Sanchez, Denee Stirpe, Tashanda Thomas, and Dr. Daniele Lyman-Torres were voted on at the December 2020 Board of…

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2019 Monroe County Report to the Community

County, City and State Officials United with the Rochester/Monroe County Domestic Violence Consortium to launch DV Awareness Month Willow Center displays 1,000 purple flags to represent the nearly 5,000 survivors who have sought help since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic Thursday, October 1, 2020, Rochester, N.Y. – Monroe County Executive Adam Bello and Dr.…

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Peace and Justice Statement

Dear Friends: Like many of you, we are feeling shock waves from the violence that has erupted in our community. When we learned that Daniel T. Prude’s death was ruled a homicide by the County Medical Examiner, we felt profound sorrow and distress. We grieve with the Prude family and extend our deepest condolences, as we…

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Putting Rochester First

News 8 WROC Rochester interviewed Willow Center President & CEO Meaghan de Chateauvieux on Monday, August 3rd, to highlight Willow Center as part of their Putting Rochester First initiative focused on how the Coronavirus pandemic has impacted local organizations. “We’ve tightened up and focused on our core crisis services and how we provide more services…

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