Entries by 180 Turning Lives Around

A reminder during Pride Month:180 is here for LGBTQ survivors.

During Pride Month especially, 180 Turning Lives Around calls upon our community to become informed about the prevalence of sexual and domestic violence within the LGBT+ community. Abusive partners in LGBT+ relationships exhibit the same behaviors as abusive partners in heterosexual relationships – to gain and maintain power and control through physical, sexual, verbal abuse and/or financial control […]

The Moms of 180

Recently, a young Mom became quarantined with her abuser during the early weeks of the pandemic. She told us that so many times she had considered running out the front door into her neighborhood for help, but when she looked outside, the streets were empty. Inside her home, the stress of the pandemic, looming unemployment […]

Make A Mother’s Day Special for 180

Dear Friends of 180, As we look forward to celebrating Mother’s Day this coming weekend, we know that thousands of mothers, and mothers-to-be across the country, will spend Mother’s Day in a domestic violence shelter like ours here in Monmouth County. In addition to a safe place to sleep at night, survivors of domestic violence […]