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Help for Abused Women and Their Children Inc.

Salem, Massachusetts



Victims of domestic violence receive emergency shelter from the human-service organization, now called Healing Abuse Working for Change, which also provides legal advocacy, counseling, and other assistance aimed at helping individuals transition back into the economic mainstream. Funding from this 36-month loan from the Community Relief Fund, which offered program-related investments to high-performance human-service organizations that were providing food, shelter, and other emergency services during the economic crisis, helps to cover the operational expenses of the temporary shelter.