Grantee: Susan B. Anthony Project
Susan B. Anthony Project promotes safety, healing and growth for all survivors of domestic and sexual abuse and advocates for the autonomy of women and the end of interpersonal violence.
Serving more than 2,000 new and unduplicated women, men and children annually, survivors access services of the 24/7 hotline, residential services that include emergency shelter and transitional housing, criminal and civil court advocacy, 1:1 counseling and advocacy, and support group participation.
A key component of the work of Susan B. Anthony Project to end interpersonal violence is outreach, awareness and prevention education. Students in grades pre-K through 12 and beyond, local community organizations, businesses and professionals are recipients of education and training. Twice annually, there are community-wide awareness events during October for Domestic Violence Awareness Month and in April for Sexual Violence Awareness Month.
Susan B. Anthony Project provides domestic violence and sexual violence services in: Torrington, Winsted, Hartland, Colebrook, Barkhamsted, New Hartford, Harwinton, Thomaston, Litchfield, Morris, Washington, Warren, Goshen and Norfolk. Sexual violence services are provided in the towns of Canaan, Falls Village, Salisbury, Sharon, Cornwall and Kent.
For more information, go to www.sbaproject.org and for the hotline, call 860-482-7133.
All photos by: Susan B. Anthony Project
Listen to the 11/17/21 recorded interview of Jeanne Fusco, Executive Director of the Susan B. Anthony Project, as she talks about their agency and the Foundation for Community Health with Marshall Miles on Robin Hood Radio.